The Coca-Cola Company Retains Bennett Alan Weinberg as Media Consultant

NEW YORK, Oct 3, 2011 (BUSINESS LINE)  Caffeine’s proven health benefits include decreased risk of stroke, high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes, obesity,  Alzheimer’s disease, senile dementia, clinical depression, Parkinson’s disease, cirrhosis of the liver, gallstones, head and neck cancer, breast cancer, uterine cancer, liver cancer, skin cancer, mouth cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer, the pulmonary […]

Caffeine Boosts Muscle Performance in the Elderly

According to researchers at England’s Coventry University, caffeine increases strength in the muscles of older people and it could help older people maintain their strength and reduce their chances of falling and injuring themselves. As people get older, they tend to become weaker, making ordinary tasks more difficult.  This new study, to be presented at […]

Native Americans Downing Strong Caffeine Drink by 1000 AD

Everyone knows that coffee and tea contain caffeine.  But many people are unaware that a number of other plants used to make beverages also deliver the precious drug.  An example is the drink brewed from the leaves and brances of yaupon holly, a variety of maté.  Recently, residues on pottery cups prove that, by around […]

Caffeine Mouthwash to Prevent Oral Cancer

A recent study proves that caffeine can protect DNA from carcinogens.  Specifically, this new research suggests that caffeine, administered in a mouthwash, could delay or prevent the onset of cancer of the mouth.  Scientists showed that caffeine can bind to and remove ethidium bromide, a dye and a potent mutagen, and in this way act […]

More Caffeine Means Less Skin Cancer

According to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer in the United States.  Although this form of cancer develops slowly, it […]

Caffeine Paranoia Casts Its Shadow over Children

Peer-reviewed scientific studies of caffeine’s health effects continue to prove that caffeine has an outstanding safely profile and offers a truly astonishing list of health benefits.  Nevertheless, the spectre of caffeine paranoia constantly returns, threatening to scare us away from benefiting from and enjoying caffeine.  The latest entry in the caffeine paranoia parade is an article in the The Washington […]

Good Water for Good Coffee!

A recent study from the Swiss World Wildlife Fund International proved that bottled water is no safer or healthier than water that comes from the tap.  But the real question about water preference has always rested on the question of taste not safety. As it happens, however, the issue of safety strongly affects the issue […]

Caffeine Benefits Boat Sails onto the Mainstream

We’ve been touting the incredible list of caffeine’s health benefits for some time.  (See our post, “Caffeine: Unexplored Source of Pharmacological Treasures.)  However, ever since the first use of coffee in the Yemen around 1500, many nay-sayers have been trying to brand coffee and caffeine as harmful and dangerous.  That’s why we find it encouraging […]

Can Coca-Cola Kill You?

A crazy report from New Zealand is making the rounds on the web.  A thirty year old woman with numerous physical and mental problems died, apparently of a heart attack.  Before her death the woman had been drinking about two gallons of Coca-Cola every day. Remarkably, Dr. Dan Mormin, described in news reports as “her […]

Boosting Caffeine Levels in the Blood Reduces Alzheimer's Risk

In a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers at the University of South Florida tracked elderly patients over a four year period and found that those with the highest levels of caffeine in their bloodstream at the inception of and throughout the term of the study were less likely to contract Alzheimer’s disease.  These […]