Coffee

ENZYME

ENZYME HELPS REDUCE ACRYLAMIDE LEVELS IN COFFEE

Novozymes, which describes itself as a ‘bio-innovation’ company, says an enzyme it has developed can reduce acrylamide levels in coffee by up to 70 per cent without adversely affecting flavour. Acrylamide has been regarded as a potential health risk since 2002 when Swedish researchers discovered that many different starchy foods contain high levels of acrylamide […]

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WEBSITE

NEW WEBSITE FEATURES RESEARCH ON COFFEE AND HEALTH

The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) has unveiled a new website focussing on coffee and health, www.coffeeandhealth.org. The site has been created to provide what the ISIC called “balanced, up-to date scientific information on coffee, caffeine and health to health professionals, academics and specialist health media.” For the past two decades, ISIC has

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COFFEE DRINKERS

COFFEE DRINKERS LESS AFFECTED BY ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Coffee drinkers are less likely to be hospitalized for heart rhythm disturbances, according to a report presented at the American Heart Association’s 50th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. Researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in Oakland, California found that men and women who reported drinking four or more cups of

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