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How Much Coffee is Too Much?

Whether it's served in a demitasse mug or a venti mochachino bucket, coffee is an essential, eye-opening morning ritual for many of us. But at what point does throwing back another vente do you more harm than good? Read More >>

The Scientifically Best Time to Drink Coffee

Ever wonder what the best time is to drink your coffee? You probably know it is not a good idea to drink part of your daily dose of caffeine in the afternoon. Especially for those who have problems sleeping. But, do you ever drink your coffee and feel like it just didn’t work? Read More >>

Now You Can Get Your Caffeine Hit From Your Toothbrush in the Morning

Why wait for your coffee in the morning when your toothbrush can juice you up with caffeine instead? Colgate's apparently trying just that. Read More >>

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Your Morning Caffeine Shot, Up Close

This isn't a sweet. Nor is it splinters of wood from a multi-coloured tree. In fact, it's a false-coloured scanning electron micrograph showing caffeine crystals in close-up detail. No wonder the stuff gets you going first thing in the morning. Read More >>

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Millions of us start the morning with a coffee and think nothing of it. But new medical research suggests that it could be helping you live longer—if you drink enough of it. Read More >>

Exercise and Caffeine Is a Cancer-Fighting One-Two Punch

This is the study that many of us have been waiting for: exercise combined with caffeine will greatly reduce your risk of skin cancer caused by sun exposure. Read More >>

To Lose Weight, Just Drink a Gallon of Coffee

There's no shortage of scientific research pointing to exercise being good for you, but if you're just trying to lose weight you probably want all the help you can get. Now, research suggests that caffeine activates the same fat-busting genes as an hour's exercise. Somebody, pass the espresso. Read More >>

AeroShot Inhalable Caffeine For That Instant Hit

Who needs coffee or ProPlus when you can get your caffeine hit with a quick drag? That’s what the The Lab Store reckons with its new AeroShot instant lime-flavoured caffeine hit, which you literally inhale. Read More >>

Fizzy, Sugary Soft Drinks Are Making Teens Extra-Violent

Apparently caffeinated beverages are not teaching the world to sing in perfect harmony. Read More >>


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