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Women Drinking Coffee May Have Better Memories


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Science


Women Drinking CoffeeA new study from France has determined that women, especially over the age 65, who drink 3 cups of coffee per day perform better on memory tests than those who have one or less. Researchers tested 7,000 people for over four years with the results being that those who enjoyed their lattes and/or espressos at least 3 or more times daily were 30% less likely to suffer from memory loss at age 65, and 70% over 80.
Karen Ritchie of INSERM, (the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research) said that men do not get the same boost because “women may be more sensitive to the effects of caffeine…. Their bodies may react differently to the stimulant, or they may metabolize caffeine differently.”


Read More | Scientific American

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