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Coffee and Health

A Myriad of Benefits Brewing?

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Coffee, especially caffeinated coffee, may provide a myriad of health benefits, but the jury is still out. Drinking coffee in moderation is safe, but don't be fooled by sweetened beverages with coffee flavor. It's the coffee bean, not the cream and sugar, that may be good for you!

4 Tiny Tweaks For A Healthier Caffeine Routine

Posted 05.05.2013 | OWN

By Nancy Kalish We'd never get between a java lover and her favorite pick-me-up. But for all the potential benefits of coffee -- from decreasin...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Coffee's Role In Your Sex Life

Slashfood | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home

If you're reading this over a cup of joe, you're likely a modern, optimistic existentialist -- so says Jill Hernandez, author of one of 18 essays in t...

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....

Brew Love: Why We're Passionate About Coffee

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Ultimately, like any good affair, a relationship with caffeine should leave you feeling fulfilled, not tense. And, like any good affair, quality, not quantity, is what counts.