1) What are your thoughts about the study/findings?

I think people should consider adding coffee in their diet, but in moderation to gain the offered benefits.

 2) How does coffee/caffeine affect the brain and reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in a linear manner?

Caffeine contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant features that boost the brain’s health, thus improving cognitive function.

3) Is there a certain amount of coffee people should drink to see this potential benefit?

I recommend around 400 mg in a day. This is around four to five cups.

4) Is there anything else you’d like to add? Thank you!

Yes. People should understand that coffee is a beverage carrying varied valuable components apart from antioxidants.  It also has bioavailable polyphenols that heighten a person’s cognitive and motor behavior. But I emphasize on sticking to the recommended amounts.

Ieva Kubiliute

Ieva Kubiliute is a psychologist and a sex and relationships advisor and a freelance writer. She's also a consultant to several health and wellness brands. While Ieva specialises in covering wellness topics ranging from fitness and nutrition, to mental wellbeing, sex and relationships and health conditions, she has written across a diverse range of lifestyle topics, including beauty and travel. Career highlights so far include: luxury spa-hopping in Spain and joining an £18k-a-year London gym. Someone’s got to do it! When she’s not typing away at her desk—or interviewing experts and case studies, Ieva winds down with yoga, a good movie and great skincare (affordable of course, there’s little she doesn’t know about budget beauty). Things that bring her endless joy: digital detoxes, oat milk lattes and long country walks (and sometimes jogs).

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