highlight of the week

Highlight of the Week

A new meta-analysis summarizing the association between coffee intake and metabolic syndrome has concluded that coffee consumption is associated with a low risk, and that further studies are now needed to address causality.

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ISIC hosted a satellite symposium titled “Nutrition and cognitive function” at this year's Alzheimer Europe Annual Congress. Three expert speakers explored the role nutrition can play in the risk reduction of Alzheimer’s Disease, with a particular focus on coffee consumption.

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In the first part of this series of vodcast clips, caffeine expert Dr. Astrid Nehlig and healthcare professional Dr. Patricia Macnair introduce caffeine; it origins, key sources and its stimulatory effects. Dr. Astrid Nehlig goes on to discuss research into the relationship between caffeine consumption and cognitive decline.

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Dr. Sarah Schenker, UK Independent Registered Dietitian, discusses the latest scientific research on the relationship between coffee drinking and neurodegenerative disorders.

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