How much coffee is too much for the heart?

For many people, coffee is the magical brew that kickstarts the day, a much-needed pick-me-up in the afternoon, and sometimes even a well-appreciated digestive after dinner. However, how much coffee is too much? A large new study claims to hold the answer

How much coffee is too much for the heart?Whatever it is that draws people to coffee, be it its taste and aroma or effects as a stimulant, it is undeniable that this is one of the world’s most popular beverages. Many recent studies have suggested that drinking coffee can bring a number of benefits in addition to enhancing focus and productivity. In fact, […]

Chemical compounds in coffee might reduce prostate cancer risk  

Besides being the perfect morning drink, coffee may also play a role in delaying prostate cancer, finds a study, which may pave the way for treating drug-resistant cancer

Chemical compounds in coffee might reduce prostate cancer risk  Love coffee? If the findings of a latest study are to be believed, the chemical compounds in coffee may help delay risk of prostate cancer. The findings could help pave way for treating drug-resistant cancer according to researchers. The study was carried by scientists from Kanazawa University in Japan who identified kahweol acetate and cafestol- […]

Doing these six things can unknowingly raise your risk of having diabetes

If you consider yourself even a little health-savvy, you probably know the basic rules for keeping your type 2 diabetes risk as low as possible: Eat right, be active, and maintain a healthy weight. But guess what? Those aren’t the only things you can do

Doing these six things can unknowingly raise your risk of having diabetesBelieve it or not, there could be other factors at play that can up your odds for type 2 diabetes. And some of them are pretty surprising. Here, six things to watch for. Going gluten-free when you don’t have to Here’s more proof that you shouldn’t ditch the wheat, barley, and rye unless it’s truly […]

Caffeinated drinks during pregnancy tied to lower birth weight babies

In their paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the group describes their study of 941 mother and baby pairs born in Ireland and how they fared when the mothers consumed caffeine

Caffeinated drinks during pregnancy tied to lower birth weight babiesPrior research has shown that consuming caffeine while pregnant can lead to problems with a developing baby, but until now, researchers believed there was a safe level. Women have been told if they drink fewer than two cups of coffee or three cups of tea per day, there will be no adverse impact on their […]