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Coffee and Caffeine

Energy drinks raise blood pressure in caffeine naive

2015-03-14 13:04
Energy drinks increase resting blood pressure

Individuals who do not regularly consume caffeine experience a significant rise in resting blood pressure after consuming energy drinks, according to researchers from the Mayo Clinic.

Researchers recorded blood pressure and heart rate before giving either a can of a commercially available energy drink or a placebo drink to 25 healthy adults between the ages of 19 and 40.

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Coffee, Heartburn and Your Stomach

2015-01-21 12:28
coffee, heartburn and your stomach

Americans love the taste, aroma, and even the health benefits of coffee. What some people experience but can do without are the heartburn and associated stomach problems.

Approximately 83 percent of Americans drink coffee, says the National Coffee Association (NCA), and the latest figures from the NCA is that 61 percent consume it daily.

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Spend Less Than $1 on Your Iced Coffee Drinks Advises Consumer Reports

2014-07-11 10:11
Iced Coffee

Summer time is time for iced coffee drinks to give us the kick we need without working up a hot beverage sweat. But are you paying $4 to $5 for that cup of iced coffee heaven? You shouldn’t be, advise researchers from Consumer Reports. According to their research, cold supermarket mocha coffee drinks for as low as $1 per serving offer both taste and calorie choices that are attractive and easy on the wallet.

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Believe It or Not: Coffee and Smoking May Protect you from Liver Disease

2013-12-16 02:03
A cup of refreshing coffee

Discussions about liver disease sets off shock waves in people due to the generally catastrophic consequences of diseases of the liver. Concerns about potential extreme pain and suffering and premature death from liver disease rose to new heights after the shocking news of the premature death of Steve Jobs in 2011 from primary pancreatic cancer, which lead to a liver transplant prior to his death at 56 years old.

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3 Coffee Choices that Won't Add Inches to Your Waist

2013-11-15 10:33
Coffee Choices

Dr. Oz reveals his smart coffee choices from Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin’ Donuts that will appease your cravings without adding inches to your waist.

Do find it difficult to bypass a Barnes and Noble coffee booth or skip going to Starbuck’s with friends because you know that venti-sized café mocha is going to add inches to your waist? Fear not as Dr. Oz reveals his smart coffee choices from Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin’ Donuts that will appease your cravings without adding inches to your waist.

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