Re: [MOL] Taking the caffein out of the coffee.../Bridget [00271] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Taking the caffein out of the coffee.../Bridget



There is only one jump start you need dear heart, the first letter starts
with a M!  lol, lillian


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Carol Foulkes" <crfoulkes@Juno.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Taking the caffein out of the coffee...


> Miss Lillian,
>
> And eliminated my "jump start" in the morning?  I don't think so!  LOL.
>
> CIM
>
>
> On Tue, 5 Sep 2000 18:15:29 -0700 "Lillian" <firefly@islc.net> writes:
> > A Tall, Genetically Modified, Decaffeinated Latte To Go, Please
> > Steve Connor New York Times Syndicate
> >
> > Scientists are about to unveil the "naturally" decaffeinated coffee
> > plant in what could be the most significant development in
> > convenience-food technology since sliced bread.
> >
> > The plant will be genetically modified to eliminate a gene that
> > produces caffeine. Its beans will taste normal but will not create
> > the heart-pounding effects of caffeine.
> >
> > Tea as well as coffee could benefit. Professor Alan Crozier of
> > Glasgow University, working with Japanese colleagues, has identified
> > the key enzyme involved in the natural synthesis of caffeine. He
> > believes it would be simple to eliminate this enzyme from a
> > genetically modified coffee or tea plant.
> >
> > "Consumers concerned about the possible adverse effects of caffeine
> > consumption will welcome this development towards caffeine-free
> > drinks that retain their flavor," the researchers report in the
> > journal Nature.
> >
> > The caffeine is normally removed chemically from coffee and tea but
> > leaves a residue.
> >
> > "The other problem is that it removes other components from the
> > coffee that give taste and aroma, and this is why decaf coffee
> > tastes like dish water," Crozier said.
> >
> > Caffeine raises blood pressure, induces palpitations,
> > gastrointestinal disturbances, anxiety, tremors, hypertension and
> > insomnia.
> >
> > Distributed by New York Times Special Features
> >
> >
> >
> > We invite you to take a look at our Album.
> >
> > www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> >
> >   ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and
> > much more....
> >
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