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Genes and Coffee: Slow-Metabolizers

40 percent of people are fast metabolizers. About 45 percent have both a slow and a fast copy, and 15 percent carry two copies of the slow allele. Heavy coffee consumption (more than four cups day) was  linked to a higher likelihood of heart attacks in the slow metabolizers. Highlights For Coffee Drinkers, the Buzz May Be in Your Genes The health community can’t quite agree on whether coffee is more potion or poison. The American Heart Association says the…

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