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Title: Another reason to keep drinking coffee: it enhances the activity of neuroprotective enzymes
Post by: YoNews on Mar 20, 2017    06:20:04 PM
Another reason to keep drinking coffee: it enhances the activity of neuroprotective enzymes

A recent study has revealed even more evidence to indicate coffee has more to offer than just a boost of energy. Caffeine offers much more, actually, as it may help protect against the development of dementia.

Researchers at Indiana University discovered that caffeine and 23 other compounds kick-start an enzyme known as nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyl transferase 2, or NMNAT2, and it's this compound that scientists say may block the effects of neurodegenerative disorders.

Source: Another reason to keep drinking coffee: it enhances the activity of neuroprotective enzymes (https://www.sott.net/article/345816-Another-reason-to-keep-drinking-coffee-it-enhances-the-activity-of-neuroprotective-enzymes)