From espresso to plunger, our choice of coffee brewing method depends on many factors. But how much does it impact what’s actually in your cup?
Drinking a cup of coffee means ingesting a complex mixture of chemicals. Research has given us mixed messaging about whether coffee is beneficial or harmful.
Everything from where your coffee is grown right down to how it’s brewed can affect what health benefits it might have.
The black stuff is suddenly much more expensive – the question is whether smallhold farmers will see any of the proceeds.
Energy drinks and coffee both contain lots of caffeine. That’s a problem for teens, especially those who take prescription stimulants.
It seems as though every other week there’s a study telling us coffee is good for us, or it’s bad for us. Here’s what to make of this new piece of research.
Participants who ingested caffeine powder burned up to 29% more fat.
Genetically modified organisms can help address current agricultural challenges, but public opinion is against them. Maybe the search for delicious decaf coffee could lead to widespread acceptance.
If you want to boost your energy and mood and feel more alert, get moving instead of getting coffee.
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it’s easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
How does one of the most popular drinks in the world actually work on our bodies?
Caffeine may be able to increase the function of what we call ‘brown fat’. But we shouldn’t immediately scramble for the closest long black or flat white and expect to see the kilos drop.
Many people drink coffee for that extra bit of energy to go about their day. As well as sharpening our minds, there’s evidence caffeine can give us a physical boost, too.
There are over 100 species of wild coffee, but only a few supply the world’s morning caffeine kick. Sadly, climate change and disease could be about to change that.
New study finds a link between tea drinking during pregnancy and smaller babies.
How did you start today – tea or coffee? Or neither? A study of more than 400,000 men and women links specific genes for tasting bitter flavours like caffeine with hot beverage consumption.
From black coffee to a hair of the dog – here’s the science behind popular hangover remedies.
We’ve all experienced that tense pain in our heads when we’re withdrawing from caffeine. But why?
Children in the UK drink more energy drinks than in any other country in Europe — and many parents are unaware of the health risks.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you’ve the right genes.