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New research shows extended exposure to caffeine and sucrose impacts behaviour and brain chemistry

Posted February 7, 2014

New research suggests the long-term consumption of caffeinated sugar-sweetened drinks in place of water can cause lasting changes to behaviour, having profound effects on brain chemistry.

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Caffeine enhances memory

Posted January 15, 2014

For some, it’s the tradition of steeping tealeaves to brew the perfect cup of tea. For others, it’s the morning shuffle to a coffee maker for a hot jolt of java. Then there are those who like their wake up with the kind of snap and a fizz usually found in a carbonated beverage.

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Researchers Find Caffeine Enhances Memory

Posted January 13, 2014

For some, it’s the tradition of steeping tealeaves to brew the perfect cup of tea. For others, it’s the morning shuffle to a coffee maker for a hot jolt of java. Then there are those who like their wake up with the kind of snap and a fizz usually found in a carbonated beverage.

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Caffeine in coffee improves small blood vessel function

Posted November 22, 2013

The caffeine in a cup of coffee might help your small blood vessels work better, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013.

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Study: Late Afternoon and Early Evening Caffeine Can Disrupt Sleep at Night

Posted November 18, 2013

A new study shows that caffeine consumption even six hours before bedtime can have significant, disruptive effects on sleep.

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Caffeinated drinks may be good for the liver

Posted August 20, 2013

Researchers have discovered that an increased caffeine intake may reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a study published in the journal Hepatology. A team from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) and the Duke University School of Medicine used cell culture and mice as models for the effects of caffeine on the liver disease.

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PS plus caffeine ease fatigue and boost mood after exercise: Study

Posted May 15, 2013

A combination supplement containing phosphatidylserine (PS) and caffeine may improve mood scores and reduce the perception of fatigue after exercise, suggests new research.

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A 21-day Daniel fast with or without krill oil supplementation improves anthropometric parameters and the cardiometabolic profile in men and women

Posted September 20, 2012

The Daniel Fast is a vegan diet that prohibits the consumption of animal products, refined foods, white flour, preservatives, additives, sweeteners, flavorings, caffeine, and alcohol. Following this dietary plan for 21 days has been demonstrated

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Caffeine reported to benefit patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted August 3, 2012

A new study has reported that caffeine may benefit patients with Parkinson’s disease. Canadian and Brazilian researchers published their findings online on August 1 in the journal Neurology.

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Transcriptome analysis of anti-fatty liver action by Campari tomato using a zebrafish diet-induced obesity model.

Posted April 30, 2012

High dietary intake of vegetable products is beneficial against obesity and its related diseases such as dyslipidemia, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and cancer. We previously developed a diet-induced obesity model of zebrafish (DIO-zebrafish) that develops visceral adiposity, dyslipidemia, and liver steatosis. Zebrafish is a polyphagous animal; thus we hypothesized that DIO-zebrafish could be used for transcriptome analysis of anti-obesity effects of vegetables.

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