Items Tagged ‘coffee’

Ask the Doctors - Is my love of coffee genetic?

April 23, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is my love of coffee genetic?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: Everyone in my partner’s family loves coffee but I’m like the rest of my family  – we can take it or leave it. Is it possible that a love of caffeine is in their genes? According to the National Institutes of Health, caffeine is the most widely used stimulant on earth. Found in […]

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Tags: adenosine, Ask the Doctors, coffee, DNA, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko


A cup of hot tea a day could keep glaucoma away

December 20, 2017

A cup of hot tea a day could keep glaucoma away

By Elaine Schmidt elaineschmidt

Sipping a mug of piping hot tea on a cold day doesn’t just warm you up—it may also protect your vision. That’s the good news from a new UCLA study, which found a daily cup of hot tea may reduce your risk by up to 74 percent of developing glaucoma, one of the leading causes of […]

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Tags: Anne Coleman, caffeine, coffee, cola, decaf, eye health, glaucoma, hot tea, iced tea, UCLA Stein Eye Institute, vision


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #4

February 16, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #4

By uclahealth uclahealth

Sip your favorite brew! Both coffee and tea in moderation boost heart health. Coffee and tea are rich in catechins and flavonols. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: catechins, coffee, flavonols, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, tea, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health