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Coffee Health

Colorado Coffee Shop Employing Homeless People Is 'Opening Up The Eyes' Of Its Community

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact

Seth and Kelly Kelley didn't want to argue with their neighbors, they wanted to prove them wrong. That's why they opened RedTail Coffee -- a shop whe...

5 Ways To Drink Coffee Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.16.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

No matter where you find yourself in the world, chances are you'll start your day off with a cup of coffee.

Why Coffee Is Good For Many Hispanics' Health

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 07.09.2014 | Latino Voices

Are you a Hispanic? Do you like coffee? Well good news, your fondness for that “cup of joe” can be showing you liver some love. Drinking 2 or m...

5 Of The Summer's WORST Coffee Drinks

Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Steamy weather calls for a refreshing drink and if you're in need of caffeine and in the mood to treat yourself, it's possible you'll order up a decad...

Coffee Can Help You Live Longer

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

If you drink coffee, I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that the more cups of coffee you drink, the higher your risk of dying early. The good news is that if you "risk adjust," then the more cups of coffee you drink, the lower your risk of dying early. Let me explain.

9 Amazing Benefits Of Coffee

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Due to its worldwide popularity, coffee is probably the greatest source of antioxidants in the global diet. And while having lots of it isn't recommended for everyone, for some of us, it may just be the superfood of the century. Here are nine reasons to start the day with this healing drink.

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Tim Ferriss | Posted 04.01.2013 | Books
Tim Ferriss

Brewing coffee beans is like cooking garlic. If you use bigger chunks of garlic, the taste is mild; if you put garlic through a press or finely dice it, the taste can be overwhelmingly powerful, even bitter. This is why chefs harp about cutting into uniform size. Coffee's no different.

Coffee: The Mystery, the Evidence

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Coffee is amazing. But like any drug, its caffeine content may carry side effects that outweigh the benefits of consumption. Be smart and take time to understand the health consequences of caffeinated beverages and come to your own conclusions.

Healthy Foods You'll Be Eating In 2013

Leslie Goldman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

I asked Chicago dietician David Grotto: What are some healthy, mainstream must-eat foods that should be on everyone's shiny new grocery list for 2013? Here are his top picks.

The Pleasure and Pain of Coffee: How Confusing Can It Get?

Roxana Shaw | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Roxana Shaw

Confession: I am enamored with coffee. In fact, I adore coffee so much that I coerced my coffee-virgin husband to "just give a Starbucks mocha a try," and now he's hooked, as in love with coffee as I am. Does that mean I created a drug addict? This is where all the confusion comes in.

9 Essential Health Facts About Caffeine

Posted 11.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Wyatt Myers Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, M.D. As any habitutal coffee drinker knows, caffeine is a stimulant and a drug. Consume too...

Debate: Is Coffee Good Or Bad For Your Health?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Healthy Living

It's been linked to decreased risk of skin and prostate cancers. It might lower depression risk in women. It could protect you from Type 2 diabetes. I...

Why You Should Steer Clear Of Coffee

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Coffee is a drug. And using it recreationally is certainly fine, or for the occasional pick me up when you just couldn't get enough sleep. But there is a dark side of coffee and caffeine.

Why Coffee Is Good For You

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The benefits of coffee can extend beyond what the studies show, to the psychological, societal and cultural benefits of the world's most popular beverage.

The New Elixir: A Cup of Joe

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The world's most widely used pick-me-up reduces your risk of neurodegeneration, depression, cancer and cardiovascular disease, and that's just the beginning of the story. Yes, I'm talking about that legal, over-the-counter beverage now available every other block.

'Help! I'm Addicted To Coffee!'

Gurl.com | Posted 07.12.2012 | Teen

I had my first cup at four years old. This was the beginning of my strange addiction. It was four cups a day in high school. When I was 15, I discover...

10 Reasons To Quit Your Coffee

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's a wise experiment to provide yourself a break from coffee intake and see what it feels like to live your life on your own fuel. Remove coffee and caffeine safely from your system and see how authentically energized you feel!

Catherine Pearson

How That Caffeine Habit Could Help Your Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Drinking one to two cups of coffee a day may lower the risk of heart failure, according to reviewers analyzing recent research. When they looked at...

Does a Coffee a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Michael Greger, M.D.

Yesterday was a good morning to wake up and smell the coffee. A new study found drinking coffee was associated with living longer in both men and women.

Coffee vs. Diabetes

Jonathan Galland | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Galland

Sometimes the latest health news talks about some obscure supplement you've never heard of. Or a health food that has all the appeal of freshly-cut grass.

Good News For Coffee-Lovers

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Finding it impossible to kick your java habit? It might be just fine to keep your morning cup around. A new study in the American Journal of Clinic...

4 More Reasons To Enjoy That Coffee

Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty

That daily cup of Joe may not just be a lifesaver when it comes to your groggy morning commute. CBS Healthwatch takes a look at the numerous health be...

Catherine Pearson

A Cup A Day Could Keep World's Most Common Cancer At Bay

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living

First it was cutting the risk of depression, now skin cancer -- when it comes to the health benefits of coffee, the good news keeps rolling in. New...

Coffee Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Good news for coffee drinkers -- especially the men. According to a major study out of the Harvard School of Public Health, the more coffee men d...

Good Or Bad For Men's Health?

Craig Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Cooper

Although the investigators found a significant harmful association between coffee consumption and prostate cancer risk in seven of the eight case-control studies, they also noted that the studies had severe limitations.