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Emerging Health Benefits of Coffee: Recent Advances in Epidemiologic and Experimental Knowledge

 

Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages in many parts of the world. The notion that drinking coffee might not be good for one’s health came from studies done in the 1950s and 1960s. These studies failed to account for cigarette smoking, which went hand-in-hand with coffee drinking. Since then, the medical community has done a turnabout on the health benefits of coffee. More recent large, long-term studies start to show that coffee offers protection against type 2 diabetes, some cancers and neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

Webcast Objectives:

Intended Audience(s): Product Developers, Company Management, Sales & Marketing Personnel, Plant Production Personnel, Quality Assurance Managers and Supervisors, Food Safety Specialists, Product manufacturers, Research Staff, Regulators, Academics, Students
Learning Level(s): Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Non-Member Registration Fee: 145
Member Registration Fee: 95
Student Registration Fee: 49
Presentation Date: 07/20/10 10:30 AM
Duration: 1.5 hours

Faculty:

Daniel G Steffen, PHD
Principal Sci Reg Affairs
A&D Policy Analysis Inc

Rebecca Diane Dengrove

Frank Hu

Harvard Medical School

Joan Lindsay

University of Ottowa

James Joseph

Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA At Tufts University

YiFang Chu
Sr Mgr
Pepsico