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Give Us This Day Our Daily Latte

Kelsey Dallas | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Kelsey Dallas

Since the genesis of my divinity school career, I have spent more Sundays in the comfort of my bedroom than listening to sermons in stiff-backed pews. This routine is less rebellion than it is the setting aside of time for another important act of worship in my life: the leisurely consumption of coffee.

The Ultimate Iced Coffee Taste Test

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.02.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Who makes the best iced coffee?

How Much Caffeine Is Actually in Your Coffee, From Dunkin' to Starbucks

Thrillist | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

All cups of Joe are not created equal.

Yes, Caffeinated Sugar Is Real

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Caffeinated products in the marketplace have been making quite the splash lately, worrying the FDA in the process. Now the trend heads to your kitchen...

Too Emotional? 8 Strategies To Help

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

According to Dr. Elaine Aron, highly sensitive people (HSPs) make up approximately 15 to 20 percent of the population. While I would classify myself as a moderate HSP, there are certain triggers I now recognize that amplify my sensitivity. Here are eight survival strategies for HSPs.

Is Your Refrigerator Door a Piéce De Résistance?

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 07.20.2013 | Comedy
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

On my way to the kitchen, I felt a break in the force -- something was definitely off kilter. It was then that I heard those few words that can turn a marriage into chaos.

FDA To Investigate Added Caffeine In Food

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — For people seeking an energy boost, companies are increasing their offerings of foods with added caffeine. A new caffeinated gum ma...

5 Best Caffeinated Drinks to Keep Yourself Awake

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.17.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

What would an all-nighter be without fuel -- coffee, tea, soda, or otherwise?

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.

Energy Drinks Marketing Sends Confusing Message

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Energy drinks have been the subject of a heap of controversy recently. From claims of false advertising to disturbing news about deaths that followed ...

America's 10 Best Coffee Shops

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

A guide to the best cup of joe in the nation.

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...

Wrigley To Launch Caffeinated Gum

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

Here's something new to chew on. Wrigley will soon be launching a chewing gum chock-full of caffeine, for those who want to get their morning jolt fro...

Take Control Of Your Sleep

Jamie Galloway | Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

I can usually tell how well my clients have slept the night before within about five minutes of starting our session. We all know how important sleep is, and we all know that without adequate sleep, things can go awry fairly quickly.

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.

WATCH: Man's Daily Habit May Have Caused Heart Attack

Posted 11.17.2012 | Miami

The caffeine found in 5-Hour Energy drinks may give you a needed boost -- but one man says his doctor believes it may also have lead to a fatal medica...

Frito Lay Unveils Controversial Caffeinated Cracker Jacks, 'Cracker Jack'd'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.18.2012 | Food

Who needs coffee in the morning when you can wake up with caffeinated Cracker Jacks? It's no joke: PepsiCo's Frito-Lay is rolling out a new line ex...

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...

PHOTOS: The World's Best Cities For Coffee Lovers

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Costa Ricans refer to coffee as their "golden bean" because it has paid such high dividends to the local economy.

The Health Risks Of Energy Drinks

Posted 10.25.2012 | Healthy Living

By Beth Gilbert Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, M.D., M.P.H. Anais Fournier, a 14-year-old Maryland girl with a heart arrhythmia, drank...

Why You Can't Sleep Through the Night

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

More than 30 percent of adult Americans, about 60 million people, complain of difficulty sleeping. For about a quarter of these individuals, treatmen...

Can You Caffeinate Yourself to a Lower Weight?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Does it or doesn't it? The controversy over caffeine's role in weight loss has been going on for more than a decade. So many studies have appeared, with evidence on both sides of this issue, you can toss a coin while you are waiting for your caffeinated or decaffeinated latte to be made.

Why Drink Coffee When You Can Have Caffeinated Maple Syrup

Foodiggity | Posted 11.05.2012 | Food
Foodiggity

So, you can stop soaking your waffles in Red Bull now.

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.

Message in a Bottle? Caffeine Pollution Says 'Man Was Here'

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Now you can add another data point supporting the notion of the Anthropocene -- caffeine in near shore ocean and estuarine waters.