Posts Tagged ‘caffeine’

Headline Fantasies: Coffee and Obesity

March 17, 2023 — “Coffee could slash obesity,” says the New York Post. Now you might think that cynical folks at the Post just make this stuff up because it’s so obviously false. But in fact, they have help from PR by the BMJ, and they’re not alone. The BMJ managed to induce quite a few news outlets last […]

Long Live the Coffee Drinkers

July 6, 2018 — JAMA Internal Medicine this week is serving up a reason for coffee drinkers to feel good about their habit. In a large prospective study, researchers found that even heavy coffee drinkers tend to live a bit longer than non-drinkers. This finding includes people who drink up to eight cups a day. Researchers found up to […]

Breakfast Soda: PepsiCo Says, Why Not?

March 31, 2013 — In a move the company says is a response to growing demand from consumers, PepsiCo has introduced Kickstart from Mountain Dew, a carbonated breakfast soda with 5% fruit juice. The drink, which will come in orange citrus and fruit punch flavors, has the sort of visually distinctive 16 ounce cans usually reserved for energy drinks […]

College Students Switch from Soda to Coffee

March 3, 2013 — Be careful what you wish for. While critics of the sugary drink industry are hoping Americans will give up soda, new survey date from the NPD Group, which tracks what Americans eat and drink, shows that one group seems to already be making the switch: 18-24 year olds, who seem to prefer coffee over soda. […]