REPORT: Study suggests a certain style of coffee might reduce risk of Alzheimers and Parkinsons

NOVEMBER 7, 2018

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Another day, another coffee study. New research suggests that coffee can protect your brain — and the roast matters.

Canadian researchers from the Krembil Brain Institute in Toronto tested Starbucks VIA Instant light roast, dark roast and decaffeinated dark roast for compounds known as phenylindanes. That’s because they think the compounds, which are the result of the roasting process, are the key to brain health — not necessarily the amount of caffeine.

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Phenylindanes prevent two protein fragments common in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, according to the study published in Frontiers in Neuroscience last month.

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