A morning cup of coffee could help fight Alzheimer’s
A group of international experts has agreed that caffeine could prevent or reduce the effects of Alzheimer’s, according to a recent study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The exhaustive study covered caffeine’s effects on individual molecules, the brain and behavior. It concluded from animal testing that moderate, consistent amounts of caffeine significantly slow the aging process and memory deterioration.
Not only was caffeine found to aid memory care, it also proved to be an agent in slowing or stopping the production of amyloid-beta proteins. A morning cup of coffee could help fight Alzheimer’s Guest journal editors Alexandre de Mendonça and Rodrigo A. Cunha describe these compounds as one of the main causes of Alzheimer’s.