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Could Your Keurig Be Making You Sick? Single Serve Coffee Makers and Mold

Could Your Keurig Be Making You Sick? Single Serve Coffee Makers and Mold

Purdue Scientists Warn of Mold in Single Serve Coffee Makers Single serve coffee makers are the fastest growing segment of the coffee brewer market. Many coffee drinkers appreciate the convenience of dropping in a coffee capsule and pumping out a single cup of coffee. Others really love the variety of coffees available for single cup coffee brewers, especially the Keurig. On the other side of the issue, coffee purists say that single serve coffee makers make … Read entire article »

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Coffee Prevents Alzheimer’s: New Research Explains How

Coffee Prevents Alzheimer’s: New Research Explains How

Scientists working together in France and Germany may have discovered the mechanism by which coffee prevents Alzheimer’s disease and the memory losses associated with it. Over the past decade, multiple studies have suggested that people who drink coffee regularly throughout their adult lives are less likely to suffer the memory and cognitive loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease, but were at a loss to explain exactly how coffee prevents Alzheimer’s and reduces its symptoms. Now, a … Read entire article »

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OMG Coffee Study Links Coffee to Early Deaths

OMG Coffee Study Links Coffee to Early Deaths

Coffee study suggests too much coffee increases risk of death Put down that latte, commands the first sentence in one dire article about a recent coffee study. The study, conducted by doctors at the University of South Carolina School of Public Health, was published in a recent issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The doctors concluded that people under the age of 55 who drink more than 4 cups of coffee a day are more likely … Read entire article »

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Large-scale Coffee Studies Unlikely Says Harvard

Large-scale Coffee Studies Unlikely Says Harvard

If you’ve been holding off on deciding whether coffee is good for you until there are more studies, you’ve probably got a long wait. A Harvard researcher recently told a reporter that large-scale coffee studies are unlikely, considering the numerous variations in data. Dr. Alberto Ascheverio told a CNN reporter that despite the many small coffee studies that have appeared in the press lately, the many variations of coffee consumption would make larger scale coffee … Read entire article »

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Coffee Improves Muscle Performance

Coffee Improves Muscle Performance

More good news for coffee lovers. A new study shows that caffeine improves muscle performance — in two different kinds of muscle tissue taken from mice of three different ages. Researcher Jason Tallis of Coventry University in England reported the findings of his study at a meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology in Salzburg last week. Researchers dosed the mouse muscles with the equivalent of “a couple espressos” in a human. The results? The … Read entire article »

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Coffee Is Not Bad for Your Heart

Coffee Is Not Bad for Your Heart

If your cardiologist is still telling you to stay away from coffee entirely, point him to this new study from doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The researchers conducted a meta study of available research about coffee and heart disease and concluded that drinking coffee in moderation may actually reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 11 percent. … Read entire article »

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Drinking Coffee Reduces Exposure to Mercury

Drinking Coffee Reduces Exposure to Mercury

Drinking Coffee Reduces Mercury Risk More good news for coffee lovers. A new study published in the journal “Environmental Research” shows that drinking coffee significantly reduces the amount of mercury absorbed by the body from raw tuna and other fish. The study, conducted by researchers at the Université de Montréal, simulated human digestion in vitro and compared the levels of mercury absorbed from raw fish, cooked fish and fish eaten with a cup of coffee on the … Read entire article »

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Coffee Research: Coffee and Skin Cancer

Coffee Research: Coffee and Skin Cancer

As if you need yet another reason to drink up! New coffee research suggests that drinking coffee may reduce your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer. It’s just one more piece of coffee research that suggests a negative correlation between coffee and cancer. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard Medical School in Boston announced yesterday that drinking coffee is linked to a reduced risk of basal cell carcinoma, the … Read entire article »

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Coffee Drinkers Less Prone to Depression

Coffee Drinkers Less Prone to Depression

@dino /Foter Free Photos We’ve always known that coffee lovers are happy people, but now there’s proof that women who drink coffee really are happier than women who don’t. According to a study released by the Harvard School of Public Health recently, women who drink coffee are less likely to become depressed than women who don’t drink coffee. In fact, there appears to be an inverse relationship between coffee drinking and the incidence of depression. According … Read entire article »

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