by Alejandra "Alex" Ruani — Get free science updates here.
That morning cup with its roasted-nut scent is something that many of us can’t live without – whereas others won’t even touch a drop.
Although it’s one of the world’s most popular drinks, coffee has received a lot of attention regarding its “contradictory” health risks and benefits.
Whether coffee is beneficial or not has been a subject of debate for decades.
In a sea of conflicting information, how can you know if it’s good for you – or not?
Let’s dive into new exciting discoveries to find out, including a recent mega-study!
Grab “Nutrigenomics 101: Coffee and Your Genes” below:
Conveniently download this 37-page science report. Contains links to extra reading materials and scientific references.
Topics covered in this report:
- Is coffee good for you – or not?
- A cup full of contradictions
- Works for you, but not for me
- Your genetics on coffee
- How are benefits linked to genes?
- Our eight coffee genes
- GCKR and MLXIPL (stimulation)
- BDNF and SLC6A4 (reward)
- POR and ABCG2 (metabolism)
- AHR and CYP1A2 (tolerance)
- Unravelling your genetic makeup
- Caffeine’s stimulating effect
- Fast vs. slow caffeine metabolisers
- Slow metabolisers and heart health
- The diabetes caveat
- The decaf mystery
- Caffeine content in coffee products (table)
- Should I take a genetic test?
- Tips regarding genetic testing
- Your key takeaways
- References and resources
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Once you've had the chance to read, I'd love to know...
How many cups of coffee do you drink each day? Do you suspect you are a "fast" or a "slow" coffee metaboliser?
Leave a comment with your answers. I'm curious to see what you share!
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