Coffee addiction ‘in your genes’

Now we’re getting somewhere. Apparently somewhere out there coffee addicts have been blaming their genes for the excessive amounts of coffee they drink.

Okay so let me get this out there – I consider myself an aficionado on coffee, not an addict, and it would never have occurred to me to blame genes as the driving factor for consuming, let’s leave it at a fair amount of coffee per day, on a genetic predisposition to it.  Now, I’m not saying that there is no merit in the way that coffee effects people in different ways… I have plenty of anecdotal evidence to support that hypothesis. To say that you drink coffee because you have a gene that drives you to it… mmm I don’t buy it.

Read on: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12992374

Bottom’s up!

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