Coffee’s brain benefits extend beyond its caffeine content.
Coffee beans contain a high concentration of phenylindanes which inhibit the amalgamation of tau and beta-amyloid. These are toxic proteins, of which the excessive buildup in the brain is a key factor in neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Opt for dark roast coffee beans for the greatest phenylindanes hit.
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Moderate drinking promotes the brain’s cleaning process, called the glymphatic system.
The glymphatic systemuses cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) to powerwash brain tissue and remove waste, including the proteins beta amyloid and tau which are associated with dementia.
Current research suggests that 2.5 drinks per day to be moderate. Remember to always #drinkresponsibly !
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