Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Longer Lives for Coffee Drinkers: Coffee Is Medicine?

June 10, 2022 — The theme is a meme. Food is medicine. Exercise is medicine. Now yet again, a big study tells us that people who drink coffee live longer. So should we be on the lookout for a coffee is medicine campaign, funded by big java? Gosh, we hope not. Another Large Observational Study Stirring this subject up […]

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 […]

This Is Nuts! No Nuts in Chock Full o’Nuts?

November 29, 2017 — Inexplicably, the folks who have been selling us Chock Full o’Nuts coffee for roughly 80 years have decided to fess up. Their coffee is not chock full of nuts. In fact, it has no nuts whatsoever. The new packaging says so. Boldly. Right on the label. Clearing Up Confusion Chock Full o’Nuts is a New York […]

The Healthy Halo of Coffee Is Glowing Brighter

July 12, 2017 — Coffee just traded up to a brighter halo of health. In Annals of Internal Medicine yesterday, two studies found an association between drinking the brew and living a little bit longer. Should everyone drink deeply of this “elixir”? Our advice? Drink it if you like it. A Modest Benefit These two studies cover diverse populations. […]

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

November 17, 2015 — Coffee is a great case study for the rehabilitation of a formerly “unhealthy” beverage. A new study published in Circulation adds to the momentum for discarding an increasingly dated concern about the health effects of drinking coffee. In this large observational study, coffee drinkers live longer due to reduced risk of death due to heart […]

Dueling Coffee-Brain Headlines

August 3, 2015 — This weekend, a cascade of coffee-brain headlines wandered all over the place: Coffee Is Good for Your Brain Too Much Coffee Can Ruin Your Brain Take your pick: maybe coffee is a brain tonic, maybe it’s brain poison. How can these headlines come from the same study? What are we supposed to believe? To begin […]

What’s This about Coffee Saving Us from Obesity?

November 17, 2014 — Headlines lately have been suggesting the possibility of coffee saving us from obesity. Here’s a sampling: Coffee May Help Combat Obesity New Research Touts Benefits of Coffee in Combating Diabetes, Obesity Coffee Chemical Could Offset Diseases Related to Obesity Coffee May Help You Shed Weight! Drinking Coffee May Soon Become the Quickest Way to Lose […]

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. […]