Caffeine Combats High Blood Pressure

The new study has been completed of nearly 500 men and women, age 65 to 100, who live on a small island called Ikaria, in the Aegean Sea, where more than a third of people live to celebrate their 90th birthday.  The study was trying to pinpoint the reasons the people on this island enjoy […]

Coffee Slows the Progression of Liver Disease

New research has found that the caffeine in coffee slows the progression of advanced liver disease in people with chronic hepatitis C, a widespread and often fatal illness.  The study was published in the November, 2010 issue of the journal Hepatology. The study included over 750 patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV).  The participants were asked […]

Caffeine Protects Women's Brains by Lowering Stroke Risk

A new study confirms that the caffeine in even one cup of coffee a day lowers stroke risk in women by about 25%. A stroke is the sudden death of a region of brain cells because of a lack of sufficient oxygen.  Strokes are caused by a blockage or rupture of an artery that carries […]

Protect Your Heart and Live Longer with Caffeine

One of the ugliest myths about caffeine is that the drug is bad for your heart.  The truth that caffeine absolutely does not increase cardiovascular pathology, has been known for decades.  This was proven by a slew of londitudinal studies, including the Framingham Heart Study, the Tromso Heart Study, and the Honolulu Heart Study.  However, even though many medical […]

Caffeine Pills: Get an Exact Dose and Improved Effects

When we were writing our book The Caffeine Advantage, we discovered that, even though the caffeine in coffee offers major benefits to the mind and body, caffeine pills and tablets had been shown to have some additional powers that the caffeine in coffee could not deliver.  In fact, as was proven in a metastudy by a […]

Military Caffeine Energy Gum — Be All You Can Be!

Over the last twenty years, the United States military has studied the potential value of caffeine as a tool for increasing the endurance and performance of soldiers in the field.  A great deal of this research was conducted by Dr. Harris R. Lieberman, USARIEM, of the Military Nutrition Division and Tufts University.  (Dr. Lieberman praised our […]

Laugh at "Energy Drink" Worries!

Red Bull and the dozens of other “high caffeine” soft drinks contain only a small fraction of the caffeine found in an ordinary cup of coffee.  All the concern over them is pure hype and a bundle of nonsense.  Specifically, a can of Red Bull contains about 80 milligrams of caffeine.  A small cup of […]

Caffeine Dramatically Reduces Brain Cancer Risk

It’s been known for decades that caffeine offers a remarkable boost to many brain functions.  But new information about previously unknown benefits has continued to emerge from laboratories around the world.  For example, it was proven long ago at the Weissman Institute in Israel that caffeine actually causes the brain cells called “dentrites” to ramify […]