Category Archives: Coffee & Coffee Brewing

Highlights about the finest coffees in the world, the benefits of coffee, and interesting and superior ways to brew and enjoy them.

Forbes Blasts FDA for Unconstitutional “Regulation by Intimidation”

In a recent groundbreaking editorial, Forbes magazine called the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to account for playing into the hands of politicians seeking publicity and attorneys trying to win judgements.  Forbes specifically accuses the FDA of levying threats and intimidation … Continue reading

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Caffeine Boosts Driver Safety

Long-haul truck drivers who use coffee and other caffeine sources are significantly less likely to have an accident than drivers who don’t indulge in caffeine. Australian researchers looked at data on over 500 truck drivers who were recently involved in … Continue reading

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Caffeine Buzz: Bringing Back the Bees!

A study has shown that the caffeine-laced nectar of some plants improves the learning process for bees by enhancing their memory.  As a result, the bees are more likely to keep returning to pollinate the flowers providing caffeine.  In effect, … Continue reading

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Caffeine Helps Weight Loss — Coffee Doesn’t!

According to a new study from the University of Southern Queensland, caffeine, consumed as a pill or as a powder mixed with water or juice, may help people to reduce weight, but the caffeine delivered in the matrix of coffee won’t. Researchers found that … Continue reading

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Mega Doses of Caffeine: Why People Like Starbucks Burned, Bitter Brew

Obviously, few people actually enjoy the flavor of the bitter, burned beans that Starbucks serves.  So why do customers continue to line up to buy large servings of Starbucks expensive coffee? The answer may surprise you.  Starbucks apparently uses cheap … Continue reading

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The Caffeine Cure: Study Confirms Caffeine Cuts Oral Cancer Mortality in Half!

A new study from the American Cancer Society, published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found an inverse relationship between caffeinated coffee intake and oral/pharyngeal cancer mortality. People who drank more than four cups of caffeinated coffee per day were about … Continue reading

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