iOS app Android app

Caffeine Addiction

Poison Or Medicine?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

When it comes to heart disease risk, caffeinated coffee can actually be a "poison" for one person. And a "medicine" for another. It all depends on one little gene.

What Would Happen Tomorrow if Coffee Were Banned?

Quora | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy
Quora

Rich people would quickly find legal loopholes allowing them to continue using coffee without interference. Conversely, enforcement would focus on ethnic minorities and other unpopular social groups.

4 Delicious, Healthy Coffee Alternatives

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Caffeine addiction isn't pretty. If you normally down at least three cups of coffee to get through the day and find yourself stranded without your usu...

Tiny Caffeine Fiends Could Have Big Application

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

It looks like humans aren't the only ones who need a daily caffeine fix. A team of microbiologists at the University of Texas, Austin, has genetic...

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.

Mayor Cory Booker Shines the Light

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Money
Monique Ruffin

The more we openly speak about the high cost of unhealthy food and how it particularly effects the poor, the more likely it is that our government, and each one of us individually, will do something about it.

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.

'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...

My Secret Starbucks Shame

Ann Bauer | Posted 07.01.2012 | Women
Ann Bauer

All I desire is a decent Americano with a good head of crema. Not some drink they call The Golden Mountain served to me by a pigtailed kid wearing a t-shirt so sheer his nipples show through.

News at 11: Coffee Drinking Study May Be Flawed

Nancy Deville | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

A study on 50,000 men demonstrated that six cups of coffee a day (basically a pot) reduces the risk of prostate cancer. I was not so bowled over.

WATCH: The Greatest Addiction Ever

Posted 08.27.2011 | Food

Do you joke about mainlining your latte in the morning to get your caffeine fix? Well, you probably have a raging addiction, but so do most of us and ...

Are You Addicted to Starbucks?

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

How did Bucks convince America that happy hour should be wired, not wasted, and that they have a Macchiato deficiency that requires five dollars and 500 calories a day to treat?

So Long, Joe...

Michael Perman | Posted 06.17.2011 | Food
Michael Perman

There is a path to quitting caffeine and the road ahead is a two-lane country road, deftly carved into mountains and alongside sparkling beaches, which certainly trumps the cement superhighway on which I was perpetually racing.

Coffee Cravings May Be Genetic

Slashfood | Jason Best, Posted Apr 8th 2011 @ 2:00PM | Posted 06.11.2011 | Food

Turns out there's another thing you can blame your parents for: your need for a Starbucks fix. Yes, like receding hairlines and pendulous earlobes,...

Man Dies After Overdosing On Caffeine

healthland.time.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 23-year-old British man reportedly overdosed on caffeine powder he purchased on the Internet....

Coffee Vs. Energy Drinks: The Caffeine Wars

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

It's fun to sip a cup among peers, family and friends, giving us a better chance to enjoy the buzz and enliven our brains.

How To Naturally Kick Your Coffee Habit

Carolyn Dean, M.D., N.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Dean, M.D., N.D.

Whether coffee is good or bad is relative and based on the individual. Let me to help you decide whether you are addicted and what to do about it.

HuffPost Energy Makeover: Lifestyle Details, Old And New

Marissa Campise | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marissa Campise

Certain fears always arise when I explore lifestyle changes: will this compromise my ambitions? Will I become less competitive without that extra jolt of energy I currently get from synthetic sources?