Artículos sobre caffeine

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As little as three squares of chocolate can make dogs sick. Duffy Brook

Why can’t dogs eat chocolate?

Chocolate poisoning in dogs remains a problem, particularly at Christmas.
Studies have found caffeinated drinks retain about as much fluid as water or sports drinks. Kyle Meck/Unsplash

Health Check: does caffeine cause dehydration?

Regular caffeine intake makes us tolerant to the effect on irregular users of wanting to go to the toilet.
Many reasons that weren’t explored may account for the findings that women who drank coffee decreased their risk of dementia. Tim Wright/Unsplash

Research Check: can drinking coffee reduce your dementia risk?

A study was reported to show caffeine protects older women from dementia. But looking closer at the research, we can't truly claim coffee was the reason some of the women had a lower risk of dementia.
So coffee doesn’t stunt kids’ growth, but does this mean caffeine is OK for kids? Jack Fussell/Flickr

Health Check: is caffeine actually bad for kids?

Kids normally need a lot of extra nutrition during their adolescent growth spurt, and you might expect the appetite-suppressing effect of caffeine to result in poorer dietary intake and reduced growth.
Grind, temperature, time and coffee-to-water ratio – nail these for the best coffee. Andy Ciordia/Flickr

The perfect cup of coffee boils down to four factors

Welcome to the second instalment in our series Chemistry of Coffee, where we unravel the delicious secrets of one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world. Here we look at how tweaking variables…
A caffeine boost is part of the pleasurable effect of a good cup of coffee. Bug/Flickr

Death by caffeine really is a thing, if you’re susceptible

Sadly, tragic news has emerged that a man in the United Kingdom recently died from caffeine overdose. John Jackson was 40 years old. What makes this unfortunate death worrying is that it was due to consumption…

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