The complex biology behind your love (or hatred) of coffee

Why do some people feel like they need three cups of coffee just to get through the day when others are happy with only one? Why do some people abstain entirely? New research suggests that our intake of coffee—the most popular beverage in America, above bottled water, sodas, tea, and beer—is affected by a positive feedback loop between genetics and […]

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Could your morning coffee be a weight-loss tool?

(HealthDay)—If losing weight sits high atop your New Year’s resolution list, you might want to reach for a piping-hot cup of joe. Why? New research suggests that just 4 cups of coffee a day can actually help shed some body fat. The finding follows a 24-week investigation that tracked coffee’s impact among 126 overweight men and women in Singapore. Investigators […]

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Coffee consumption does not affect insulin sensitivity

(HealthDay)—Consumption of four cups of coffee daily does not impact insulin sensitivity, according to a study published online Dec. 31 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Derrick Johnston Alperet, from the National University of Singapore, and colleagues conducted a 24-week trial involving 126 overweight, non-insulin-sensitive adults aged 35 to 69 years. Participants were randomly assigned to receive either four […]

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Coffee close to bedtime does NOT stop you sleeping: It’s alcohol

Drinking coffee close to bedtime does NOT stop you sleeping: It’s alcohol and nicotine that keep you up, study finds Researchers studied 785 people for just over 14 years, monitoring their sleep and habits They found coffee was not strongly linked to sleeplessness Nicotine was the most strongly linked to insomnia, followed by alcohol  If you’re concerned about getting a […]

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Morgenstund’, poison in the mouth: Like a Cup of coffee a man be insane let

The 59-Year-old was in a pitiful condition, when he entered the day clinic of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Three days ago he had felt completely normal. Now, he suffered from strong abdominal and joint pain, and Nausea. His ankles were swollen, he slept poorly and had a disgusting taste in the mouth. In the case of the examination […]

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Just seeing reminders of coffee can stimulate the brain, study reveals

Just looking at something that reminds us of coffee can cause our minds to become more alert and attentive, according to a new U of T study. “Coffee is one of the most popular beverages and a lot is known about its physical effects,” says Sam Maglio, an associate professor in the Departments of Management at U of T Scarborough […]

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Research: Due to hot coffee or tea, the risk for cancer will increase massively in the esophagus

What are the effects of hot beverages on the risk for cancer? Does the temperature of consumed beverages on the risk for cancer? Researchers found out now that Drinking hot tea or coffee doubled the risk for the development of esophageal cancer almost. In a recent study by the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, it was found that consumption of […]

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