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Coffee and Caffeine

Would You Eat Coffee Grounds?

2016-08-25 11:43

Many people truly love their coffee, and some scientists are wondering whether that love affair could go so far as getting people to eat coffee grounds. Don’t worry; chances are you won’t even taste them, yet they could provide some important nutrients and perhaps help with various health issues.

What’s special about coffee grounds?

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Why Your Weight Loss Stalls: When You Think You Are Drinking Sugar Free Frappuccinos with Base

2016-06-04 11:43

What you call a sugar free frappuccino at Starbucks, is made with "base," which includes sugar. One Starbucks Barista spoke with me on condition of anonymity and explained the differences between regular and sugar free frappuccinos and what you need to know if you are trying to lose weight. Let's call her Lyssa. Here is what Lyssa told our readers.

Hello everyone. Starbucks is a hot topic I'd like to discuss. I am a Starbucks barista and I have seen a couple of scary topics discussed here.

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The Health Benefit of The Second Cup of Coffee

2015-11-20 13:57

Whether you’re a Starbuck’s fan or a Dunkin’ donuts coffee addict, a new study published in the medical journal Circulation authored by Dr. Ming Ding, of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts will interest you. The long term study has shown that drinking moderate amounts of coffee may not be a bad idea. Researchers followed more than 200,000 doctors and nurses for up to 30 years has found that people who drank three to five cups of coffee daily had a 15 percent lower risk of dying prematurely from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, and suicide. Cancer was not a disease process found to have an improved life expectancy. [1]

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Energy drinks raise blood pressure in caffeine naive

2015-03-14 13:04

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

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

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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