Study finds genetic connection to coffee addiction

04/7/2011 | HealthDay News

A study in PLoS Genetics found that people who had high-consumption versions of the genes CYP1A2 and AHR took in 40 more milligrams of caffeine than those who had the low-consumption genotype. "The point here is that the way we drink caffeine is not just random. It's related to the genetic hand of cards you were dealt," study co-author Dr. Neil Caporaso said.

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