22 Oct '14, 3pm

Are you a coffee addict? It’s because your parents turned you, it’s in your DNA

Are you a coffee addict? It’s because your parents turned you, it’s in your DNA

I just read a really interesting article about the connection between you, your coffee habit, and DNA. My mom always says that her body is built on coffee. She drinks LOTS of coffee. I, on the other hand, didn’t drink coffee AT ALL until I moved to Seattle back in 2009. But hey, look at me now, I am a proud coffee addict and running a coffee website! This new study shows that how much coffee you drink, how often you drink, and what kind of stimulation you get from coffee could have to do with your DNA. It solves the mystery "why did Ryoko become a coffee addict all of a sudden??" Researchers analyzed the results of more than 120,000 coffee drinkers and found 8 genetic variants; the identified 2 involved in caffeine metabolism, 2 that potentially play a role in the effects of caffeine, and 2 others involved with cholesterol level and blood sugar. So… those people who have t...

Full article: http://en.ilovecoffee.jp/posts/view/158

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