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Are coffee habits simply in our genes?
 

Are coffee habits simply in our genes?

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A study of habitual coffee consumption and its association with our genes may explain why the same amount of coffee or caffeine can have majorly different effects on different people. Could it really be in our genes?
 
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29 Aug 2016 - General
 
Theekshana Abayawickrama definitely never saw a person overdose on coffee. Though if we think about caffeine overdose we could consider that there are caffeine tablets in the market or at le...
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Haha, reading all the comments made me laugh! I can very much relate as I was a coffee addict too, especially in college and through most of my career. I have since overcome this addiction more than a year ago due to my persistent GERD (I had to expe...
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So for an average adult of 5 kg, 7.5 grams of coffee would be toxic. A regular black coffee contains roughly 260 milligrams of caffeine (http://www.healthline.com/health/caffeine-overdose#Overview1) so one can have about 28 glasses of black coffee be...
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Maria Cristina Inserto "I thought I was just high on life". haha. Ok I will definitely tell people this when they say I am addicted to coffee. A day without coffee is hard...the st...
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Jennifer Winter the first time I realized that I rely on coffee to survive, I got sad and said "I thought I was just high on life". Hahaha! But yeah, i get headaches when I have n...
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Maria Cristina Inserto: The end of the day deal where you are tired and don't know why only to realize that you didn't have coffee is what happens to me as well. I get headaches at t...
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This article really got my attention. My parents can't start there day off with out having a cup of coffee. They consumed 2-3cups of coffee per day. Now, i can really say that we are indeed their children. Haha. I have a younger brother who loves...
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I usually start my day with a cup of coffee and end it with coffee too. I love coffee and my family too. Its true that it is in the genes but its just too irresistible. It became a habit for me to have coffee when i started studying in college. All o...
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I have about 1-2 cups of coffee daily, but I can sometimes take 3 or 4 on certain days. My love affair with coffee began late though. I college I tried coffee for late night studying but it didn't work for me then, and would have Coca Cola instea...
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Theekshana Abayawickrama ah that is a good take on the 8 loci but I still believe all of mine are directed towards my coffee intake as I do not drink it excessively and can survive without i...
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I also have probably 5 or 6 of the loci working inside of me. I feel there also must be a part of our genome that makes us not want coffee. Otherwise how would we control our desire for coffee. Both types must be keeping us in balance so that we do n...
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Mark Edmon Tan ah it is indeed in your genes. Blame it on your genome! *Looks at coffee mug and realizes it has gone cold for the Lord of the Rings inscription has disappeared* Our environm...
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Jennifer Winter Yep, all eight loci are firing on all cylinders the day I was born too *sipping the greatest invention ever, instant 3-in-1 coffee, inside a thermos mug while on hospital du...
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I blame all eight loci on record for my underlying propensity to drink coffee *takes a sip of her hot steaming mug of black arabica*. hehe This is truly interesting to know that there are more areas on our genome to blame for more habitual behaviors....
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