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Coffee Consumption Lowers Endocannabinoid System Metabolites

Coffee affects your metabolism many ways, including your metabolism of steroids and the neurotransmitters typically linked to cannabis, a new study from Northwestern Medicine reports. In a study of coffee consumption, Northwestern scientists were surprised to discover coffee changed many more metabolites in the blood than previously known. Metabolites are chemicals in the blood that […]

Caffeine May Elevate Enzyme That Defends Against Dementia

Caffeine, along with 23 other compounds, may have the potential to boost the activity of an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia, according to a study with mice. Hui-Chen Lu, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Indiana University, says: ‚ÄúThis work could help advance efforts to develop drugs that increase levels […]