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What is the reason that Aeropress coffee is more digestible?

For some years I could not drink coffee because it caused me instant digestive problems. I tried various kinds of preparation and beans but often it only took some minutes until the bodily reactions ...
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How does drinking coffee after a heavy meal counteract the drowsiness?

General knowledge tells you that eating a heavy meal will make you drowsy since blood is being redirected for use in the digestion. At the same time coffee does make you more alert because of some ...
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Can caffeine be extracted by the body when digesting coffee grounds?

I'm told my great-grandmother used to drink the coffee, then eat the grounds with some sugar. Assuming there was caffeine left in them, is the body able to extract caffeine from coffee grounds by ...
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Coffee options for those with a weak stomach?

My stomach doesn't take coffee kindly for some reason, but I do like the taste and smell of it. Are there any coffee types out there for those with a similar issue?
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What constituant in coffee has a laxative effect?

My question is as simple as it sounds. I want to know which constituent in coffee makes me poop, chemical or physical (particle). I'm sure everyone has experienced it. You drink a (couple) cup(s) of ...