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For questions about the good and bad effects of coffee on human health.

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What are the effects of caffein olfaction?

Does smelling caffeine share equivalent effects on our central nervous system to those immediately apparent when ingesting? More precisely, does the aroma of coffee necessitate a beneficial ...
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Are light coloured spots on beans mold?

What are the light colored spots on the bean? Is this normal or is it mold?
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Is coffee/caffeine addictive?

I've heard that people get addicted. In other words, if someone has coffee regularly and they skip a day, then on that day they feel "low" or perform worse than they used to when they weren't a coffee ...
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Coffee and the singing voice

Can anyone tell me what the reputation of coffee is for serious, professional singers? Does it, as it has been suggested to be, dry out the human vocal chords?
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How long do the effects of caffeine take to appear?

Taking as a parameter the first sip of coffee we drink, and taking 10 minutes to drink a cup of coffee, how soon are the effects of caffeine to appear?
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How do you quit coffee? [duplicate]

I tried so many times, and sometimes succeeded for a few months even but then relapsed. Anyone ever successfully quit? If so, what's your secret?
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Remedy for a coffee hangover?

Did you ever drink too much coffee during the week, and then on your day off you have this really tired feeling with a headache? I call it a coffee-hangover. It has nothing to do with alcohol just ...
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Is it true that drinking coffee can reduce your height?

I've heard that drinking coffee can reduce your height. I've been avoiding coffee since last year.
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Caffeine and Hearing loss

What amount of coffee has an ototoxic effect after an acute noise exposure? I'm referring to this study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26940042/ I know that they use 25mg/kg which equals ...
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Why do I feel nauseous from coffee?

I really love coffee but for last 6 months I've felt nauseous almost every time I drink it. If I drink an espresso in the morning I will most likely vomit. If I drink it after lunch or a few hours ...
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Does drinking coffee immediately after lunch or dinner impact health?

Does drinking coffee immediately after breakfast or lunch or dinner impact health?
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Does coffee raise cholesterol levels?

Altering cholesterol is just one of the ways your daily cup of coffee affects your body. If you have elevated LDL cholesterol, should you cut down on your coffee?
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Is coffee bad for my heart?

For most healthy people, caffeine could cause a short, temporary increase in blood pressure. If you don't have high blood pressure you can still feel your heart race after your morning cup. Avid ...
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Will I get dehydrated from drinking coffee?

In fact, 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 drink an average of 3.1 (8 oz) cups per day; the equivalent to 40 billion dollars spent solely on the ever-so-popular cup o' Joe. With over half of ...
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Finding if coffee is a health risk after best before

I have couple of coffee in my cabin where I visit on weekend and I saw 2 coffee which were best before xx 2017. One has big chunk of coffee and looks faded and the other got faded colour. I have no ...
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Is it safe to give decaf coffee to a child?

I heard from a friend that there's a new trend happening. People are bringing their kids to Starbucks and buying them a so-called "baby-cino", i.e. decaf coffee with lots of cream and sugar. Is this ...
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French press vs instant coffee - health

At work I usually drink instant coffee, but I found out that one can buy French press mugs. I did some research about which of these methods of preparing coffee is healthier, it seems that there's no ...
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Any heath benefits of having butter coffee?

Since the time I knew about unsalted butter coffee, I included it in my life. Every morning, I make a black coffee and put butter into it. I generated a taste for it and now it is perfect cup for me. ...
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Coffee too less for Frenchpress

I am new to frenchpress coffee and love the rich flavour of coffee it makes. However I am not sure if I am doing it right. The coffee beans I had grinder packet says 7g of coffee in 180ml of water. ...
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What is the caffeine content in Lavazza brand coffee

What is the caffeine content of the Italian coffee LAVAZZA brand? It is sold at several roast levels, so there is probably some variation.
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Are morning or breakfast blends/roasts more of a purgative than other blends/roasts?

Coffee consumption and morning bowel movements. Are morning or breakfast blends/roasts more of a purgative than other blends/roasts?
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Would drinking excessive coffee reduce blood hemoglobin content?

Would drinking excessive coffee, such as 4-5 20oz cups (100 fl.oz. / 3 L total) per day, reduce blood hemoglobin content? Are there other digestion or gastric issues related to drinking excessive ...
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How to get rid of coffee addiction?

I drink 5-8-10 cups of coffee a day prepared on automatic coffee machine. My problem is that I don't have a stimulating effect from coffee. So I usually feel if I must drink coffee or I feel tired ...
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Is coffee good to consume before sport?

I recently learned that coffee is a vaso-restrictor, which maks it a natural cure to headache, but how does that affect the body if you do some sport after drinking a few cups of coffee? I mean when ...
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What happens to ground coffee if poured over with very warm instead of hot water?

I drink my coffee by putting ground coffee into a cup and pour it over with water that comes out of a heated Nespresso machine (I don't like to use capsules). However, I noticed that the water that ...
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Why do I feel lousy, low, out of energy after the high coffee gives?

I started drinking a lot of coffee after coming to college. I became instantly energized and social after grabbing a cup or two. But then at night I became extremely dull, unsocial-able, and quite ...
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Coffee and health [closed]

Does coffee induce these problems in an individual? 1. Coffee is also one of the cause for premature graying of hairs. 2. Coffee can induce insomnia. 3. Coffee can turn your teeth yellow. Please ...
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Coffee helps to decrease weight [duplicate]

Many women dream to have a beautiful body shape. They find a lot of different ways to put on their weight and that is my source of question. I heard a little bit about the coffee that it can help ...
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Can I have this type of coffee?

I would like to know if people normally have the type of coffee I do. I take coffee from a vending machine that has a variety of options (latte, cappuccino, espresso) of which I choose espresso. This ...
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Does coffee cause gastrointestinal problems?

My sister, she got gastritis when she drinks coffee she feels poignant in the area of her stomach. So, I want to know that why do people who have gastrointestinal problems when having coffee got to ...
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Does coffee consumption cause continuous chest pain? [closed]

I drink coffee twice a day for almost a month. Lately, for last few week, I feel chest pain right after drinking coffee. I initially thought that was some gastric related problem. But even after ...
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How are caffeine pills made?

I tried googling but nothing on the manufacturing, only dosage FAQs etc. The question is: how are caffeine pills made, are they produced using synthesized caffeine, how much of a chemistry is ...
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Why am I not addicted to coffe?

I have been drinking coffee for the last 5 years at least once day mostly twice and I have no addiction feeling yet? I need to be addicted to coffee and experience the feeling? What is wrong with ...
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Coffee will make you lean?

I'm 25 , Coffee lover, I always start my day with my coffee like many of you. I will have at least 3 cups of coffee a day. I am very lean but not weak. Few people of my circle and some internet ...
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What is the limit to the amount of coffee one can consume?

NOTE: I'm not a coffee expert and I rarely drink coffee so layman terms would be greatly appreciated. Is there a "safety limit" to the amount of coffee one can drink? What are the negative ...
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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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What are the heath risks associated with grinding coffee beans a year after their sell by date?

I have had some coffee beans for over a year now and the date on them is July 2015. I have been drinking them for the past year because I have a big supply. The coffee still tastes great and I can ...
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Can I reduce harmful terpenes?

There are reports that terpenes in coffee made without a paper filter raise cholesterol and risk of atherosclerosis / heart disease. (See Coffee and Cholesterol and Warning: Going to the Coffee Shop ...
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Can drinking coffee at least once a day increase anxiety?

Does coffee increase anxiety? What research has been done on this subject?
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Does sweet coffee exist?

I am looking for a coffee type that is naturally sweet, like sugar snap peas. So there is no need to add sugar, when I drink it.
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Are there health risks to eating coffee?

I like to eat coffee beans without grinding or brewing them. I just chew it raw, as it is. Is this activity unhealthy? Edit: I'm talking about the brown, roasted coffee beans.
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Should I change my coffee drinking habits when using braces?

I'm getting braces tomorrow and this is a life or death situation: can I still have coffee with braces??! I drink it hot and cold and I would also like how it would affect me if I did drink it (hot ...
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Is stale coffee less healthy for you than fresh coffee?

I recently read an article on chemistry of grinding coffee beans and it suggests stale coffee might be less healthy than freshly-roasted coffee, in terms of micronutrient and antioxidant loss over ...
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The relationship between hair growth and caffeine ..? [duplicate]

Does caffeine really enhance hair growth and keep the hair healthy? was it proven?
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How bad is coffee for your teeth?

I occasionally hear people saying that coffee has bad implications for the health of teeth. Are there any significant dental studies proving/disproving this statement?
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Does adding milk to coffee reduce its antioxidant properties

I heard this a while back, the milk binds with the antioxidant molecules of the coffee and renders them useless. A quick Google seems to suggest that this isn't true but the study which concluded this ...
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Should coffee be regulated?

A couple of questions/answers on this site make it clear that many people feel that coffee is addictive, at least for some fraction of consumers. My question, for those who believe coffee is ...
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How does using coffee filter make the coffee different?

Somewhere I read that coffee contains carcinogens unless it's filtered, and I think I've noticed that such filtered coffee seems to be weaker. I let it stay for about 5-10min, and it still tastes ...
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How long does it take to reset caffeine tolerance

I've read on different websites, mainly fitness related, about cycling a pre-workout due to a build up of caffeine tolerance. The suggestions generally range in 1-2 weeks, but I think this would be a ...
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Is soap/water enough to get safely clean coffee mold from my mug?

Typical lazy guy problem - I didn't clean my cup after using it and haven't used the cup in about 3 weeks. It's been sitting on a shelf in my office. I noticed today it had some little mold bumps at ...