According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.
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Coffee and Caffeine
Researchers have found caffeine based compounds prevent the death of brain cells which produce dopamine.
Americans drink 400 million cups of coffee per day. This comes out to 146 billion cups each year. It’s a good thing that it’s good for us!
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 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.
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. 
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.
Dr. Oz reveals his smart coffee choices from Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin’ Donuts that will appease your cravings without adding inches to your waist.
According to a recent study published in the open access online journal BMC Medicine, researchers have uncovered a link between caffeine consumption and small babies that is leading health experts to reconsider just how much coffee is safe for a woman’s fetus during pregnancy.