Ramsbottom has several great places to get coffee, from cafés and restaurants to dedicated coffee establishments such as Grind and Tamp.
This would suggest that we’re a town that loves our coffee, right?
That’s great, because according to a meta-analysis of 127 studies, drinking coffee:
- reduces your risk of cancer up to 20 percent;
- reduces your risk of heart disease by 5 percent;
- reduces your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 30 percent; and
- reduces your risk of Parkinson’s disease by 30 percent.
Well, this week I was a little surprised to learn that after years of using caffeine to kick start my day, apparently I was doing it all wrong, and you might be too.
For those inquisitive types, essentially there’s a part of your brain called the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). This is in charge releasing cortisol (the stress hormone).