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Investigators at the Institute for Coffee Studies will evaluate other chemicals in coffee other then caffiene to determine whether they have any medicinal value that group of chemicals is called chlorogenic acids. It was suggested in the early to mid 1980's that the chlorogenic acids effect the opiate system in the brain, giving people a sense of well being. They suggest that it's possible that these chemicals could also reduce alcohol dependency. It's been long believed that there are chemicals in coffee that work as antidepressants, it's still in the early stages of figuring out just how exactly that's working..

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