Happy Fun Fact from Elder Placement Professionals!
Studies show that caffeine and coffee can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s, even in seniors who already have some form of mild dementia. Research shows that caffeine blocks inflammation in the brain, specifically adenosine receptors, which can start a chain reaction that begins the mind’s cognitive decline.
Fact: Hypoxia, is what happens when the brain is starved of oxygen (Alzheimer’s/Dementia) Caffeine can affect the brains response; reducing the extent of inflammation.
Fact: Research has shown that caffeinated coffee increases production of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor, which helps the brain in several ways.
Fact: Hawaii is the only American state that grows coffee.