Addicted To Coffee? It's In Your Genes

A new study identifies six genetic variants that influence our relationship with coffee. Follow Rosie Newberry: http://www.twitter.com/rosienewberry See more at http://www.newsy.com Sources: Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/dolkin/7058618883/in/photolist-bKKgtz-6dzEgT-9rteWc-cqwyGW-54LHGk-H4HHW-dQeABJ-9juBpD-neUNiW-7NdZoj-4snVvC-tg31x-9BXaVQ-2QBrgh-7ioABZ-6jWoSo-95UHfD-dHmPgN-4zXAbW-7Nrbf4-2ktFVa-5DbaNS-9GQM5a-5USMf-4xvCH3-7yQ2tv-6gWEZq-71zci9-7 WDIV http://www.clickondetroit.com/ Harvard School of Public Health http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/genetic-variants-linked-with-coffee-drinking/ The Verge http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/7/6927689/heres-why-youre-bouncing-off-the-walls-the-genetics-of-coffee Medical News Today http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/283515.php Caffeine Informer http://www.caffeineinformer.com/top-10-caffeine-health-benefits Drug Info http://www.druginfo.adf.org.au/drug-facts/caffeine Food Manufacturing http://www.foodmanufacturing.com/news/2013/04/consumer-trends-83-percent-americans-drink-coffee Image via: Getty Images / Darren McCollester http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/cafe-latte-is-seen-during-the-coffee-industry-expo-at-the-news-photo/166507683

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Happy Hippie: I have problems with my stomach and therefore can't have caffeine as it can make me ill. So I drink 2 cups of decaf coffee a day. My husband however, practically lives on the stuff. Coffee and energy drinks. I think part of it is that he works 60 hours a week and it keeps him going. I'm trying to help him cut down at the moment though as that much caffeine daily can not be good for the body.

sillykidsnow: Hurray for coffee! Great work, Newsy! Keep it up!

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