How Caffeine may Boost Memory

coffeeStephanie Watson, Executive Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch, has posted findings from a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition about the long-term memory benefits of the caffeine in coffee.

The study was conducted by National Institute on Aging researchers who evaluated “tests of thinking skills and memory with caffeine, alcohol, and nutrient intake in 727 men and women taking part in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Over all, participants who ranked high on the healthy diet scale did better on 10 tests of memory than those with lower diet scores. The same held true for those who took in more caffeine. The effects for moderate alcohol drinking were mixed.”

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