Health (23)

Monday, 10 August 2015 14:54

Why Does Coffee Make You Poop? (video)

Here's a piece that our coffee scientist Joseph Rivera assisted the American Chemical Society (ACS) with.

Last modified on Saturday, 13 February 2016 14:34
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 08:26

Coffee & Health Benefits

February 13, 2013 - Great news coffee lovers. According to the latest research, coffee may have some surprising health benefits. 

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 22:52
Saturday, 04 August 2012 14:27

Caffeine and the Olympics

Aug 2, 2012 - With the Summer Olympics taking place in London over the next few weeks we decided to take a quick look at the use of caffeine as a 'performance enhancer'. Although caffeine is not currently 'banned' from the International Olympic (IOC) list of ergogenic compounds, it was placed on the list after a Mongolian athlete was found to have elevated levels during the 1972 Olympics.

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 19:22
Saturday, 07 April 2012 02:57

Get your Buzz on with Easter Chocolates

April 8, 2012 - Easter has arrived and that means chocolate. Although a very small amount of caffeine is contained in chocolate its stimulatory effects on our body are quite limited. For those wishing to get a equivalent buzz off milk chocolate be ready to eat at least 81 pieces of Hershey Kisses to get the same buzz as a cup for regular coffee.

 

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 23:54
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 13:03

Caffeine May Affect Estrogen Levels in Women

February 2, 2012 - In a recent study by the National Institute for Heath (NIH) researchers found that consumption of caffeine may effect estrogen levels in women 18-44 yrs of age. 

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 23:43
Thursday, 29 September 2011 06:28

Coffee Lowers Risk of Depression for Women

September 29, 2011 - According to a long term study, women who consume at least 4 cups of coffee have a 20% chance of developing depression in their lives. The results of the study which coincides with a previous study in Finland, suggests that coffee may also reduce the risk of depression and suicide in men as well.

For more information - http://www.cnn.com/
Last modified on Saturday, 02 May 2015 22:00
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 15:55

Coffee Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

October 25, 2011 - Good news for all coffee drinker, well at least for the men. A recent study by the prestigious Harvard Medical School shows that men drinking 6 or more cups of coffee per day have a 60% reduction of developing prostate cancer.

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 23:26
Friday, 24 June 2011 15:37

Coffee and Health (video)

June 23, 2011 - For many coffee is simply a medium in which to deliver caffeine, but according to the latest research, coffee may also hold a significant amount of health benefits.

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 23:59
Sunday, 31 January 2010 16:20

Antioxidants in Coffee

There are large number of studies both in vitro and in vivo that have demonstrated the beneficial effects of diets rich in fruits, vegetables and beverages. These positive effects are attributed in part to phenolic compounds.

Last modified on Saturday, 19 March 2016 22:00
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