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Effect of Coffee on Alzheimer's | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: An unidentified component of coffee interacts wi...

Effect of Coffee on Alzheimer's | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: An unidentified component of coffee interacts wi...

I have a relative who is in the advanced stages of Alzheimer's disease. She was a heavy caffeinated coffee drinker her entire life. The coffee didn't seem to help her one bit. I have another relative about the same age who is extremely lucid with no signs of mental deterioration. This relative doesn't like coffee and has drunk green tea all her life. I tend to believe the real life study that my two relatives provided me with more so than the latest fad study released by some university. I wonder what corporation or trade group helped fund that study. It's like every week there is a new study showing that something in the American diet is good for us. These studies usually contradict other studies. Instead of allowing university studies to dictate our diets and behaviors, I personally think it is better to listen to our hearts and our bodies. That is where we will find the...

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