For some, coffee
is the true nectar of the gods, while others won’t touch a drop of the stuff.
Now, a new study reveals how genes influence people’s preferences for a cup o’
analyzed genetic data from studies of more than 120,000 coffee drinkers of
European and African-American ancestry. They found eight locations of the human
genome linked with coffee drinking, six of which had never been linked to
consumption of the beverage before, according to the study.
Drink coffee after a meal. For most people that would be
breakfast, and it’s definitely better to wait until you have some food in your
system before downing that cup of coffee. Caffeine causes your body to
release sugar into your bloodstream which in turn causes the pancreas to
release insulin (another good reason to get sugar out!).
On an empty stomach this can cause a sharp drop in blood sugar
which can then set up more sugar cravings. Furthermore, the caffeine in coffee
can suppress your appetite causing you to go longer without feeling