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Article Re-Post on COFFEE research . . .
« on: September 17, 2023, 08:45:27 PM »

Gentle TFF Members,

Coffee is a tropical crop/product and so of interest to some of us TTF members on here who grow it.  That coffee may soon be going provide us with certain unexpected medical benefits should make this article from the Tico Times, a Costa Rican online newspaper, very interesting to some of our TFF members.  So despite it being not directly on-topic to TFF, I have included it here below for those who may be interested.     –Paul M.
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Beyond the Bean: Costa Rica’s Coffee Antibiotic Breakthrough

Researchers from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) have shed light on an unexpected potential of a coffee by-product, coffee mucilage.

Historically overlooked, this substance has demonstrated significant antimicrobial properties, building on the already known ability of certain coffee components to inhibit bacterial growth.  [ snip ]


[The rest of this Tico Times article is available at the link below for anyone interested in it.]

https://ticotimes.net/2023/09/12/beyond-the-bean-costa-ricas-coffee-antibiotic-breakthrough

Comments, anyone?

 

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