Do You Have Caffeine Genes?

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Are you one of those people who can’t cope without a cup coffee? Blame your genes. According to a recent study, people who crave caffeine are more likely have two versions of two particular genes.

“It’s really an incredible story,” said Dr. Neil Caporaso, the study’s senior author. “People don’t suspect, but genetics plays a big role in a lot of behaviors, such as smoking and alcohol consumption. And now it turns out that it has a big part in how much caffeine we drink.”


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