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Is it safe to give decaf coffee to a child?

You may find similar discussion mostly on the health tag. The most relevant question was previously closed on Coffee SE site as it was opinion-based. What's the minimum recommended age for ...
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Why am I not addicted to coffee?

Caffeine is only mildly addictive and only shows minor physical dependence. It does not threaten physical, social or economic health the way truly addictive drugs will. "Withdrawal" or skipping your ...
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Should I change my coffee drinking habits when using braces?

Coffee should be fine (unless you've heard otherwise from your dentist or other health care people of course!). There should be no additional concern about coffee, e.g., its acidity or temperature (...
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Does coffee consumption cause continuous chest pain?

Similar questions have been answered in Coffee SE several times. So please check these previous questions first. I'm enlisting the most related ones I can think of below: How many cups of coffee is ...
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Are there health risks to eating coffee?

No. Not any substantial ones. There are several listed questions around the topic of eating coffee beans. Ingesting roasted coffee beans without grinding/brewing them in some manner is quite common....
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Does sweet coffee exist?

This question is probably best answered in two directions: If you feel the need to add sugar to your coffee, it may simply be that the coffee that you are drinking is not very good. Sugar makes a lot ...
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Can I have this type of coffee?

The beverage you make by diluting vending machine "espresso" with hot water is called "poor imitation of Americano". It is hard to say how much caffeine it contains because it's not clear what this ...
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What is the limit to the amount of coffee one can consume?

Let's look at this from the worst case: The LD50 for caffeine is around 150-200mg/kg body weight for a healthy adult or 10g1. The caffeine content of a "cup of coffee" (however you define it) varies ...
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How are caffeine pills made?

Caffeine is almost always created as a byproduct of the decaffeination process. It IS possible to synthesize caffeine. The most popular lab synthesis (1,3-dimethylurea and ethyl 2-cyanoacetate) ...
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Finding if coffee is a health risk after best before

With all foods, FAT TOM is your best start to gauge their susceptibility to spoilage. Now, FAT TOM is actually an acronym for the six factors that influence the growth of microbes. And bacterial ...
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Coffee and the singing voice

Caffein, which is the main active ingredient in coffee is known to be dehydrating. However there is no conclusive scientific evidence that caffein intake in normal dosages has detrimental effects on ...
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What are the effects of caffein olfaction?

From Time Magazine's You Can Now Inhale Caffeine Instead of Drinking It article: Forget coffee and energy drinks—now you can inhale your caffeine. ... Each inhaler boasts a pretty small ...
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Should I change my coffee drinking habits when using braces?

You can most assuredly still drink coffee. I suppose it may stain them if you don't regularly clean them.
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Coffee will make you lean?

I think caffeine can´t make you lean if you eat well & health food, and of course doing some exercises, gym, jogging etc. Caffeine is most consumed psychoactive drug, legal of course(more at wiki)....
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Does coffee cause gastrointestinal problems?

In the article titled "Coffee and gastrointestinal function: facts and fiction. A review.", it is stated that it has pharmacological effects and coffee promotes gastro-oesophageal reflux. These ...
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Is coffee good to consume before sport?

There are studies that have shown a marked increase in performance compared to a placebo in athletes who drank coffee before a workout. Both strength and endurance exercises saw improvement. As to the ...
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How to get rid of coffee addiction?

First, the effects you observe are known as caffeine withdrawal and discussed here. Coffee addiction is previously discussed here. However, it is not discussed how to get rid of a coffee addiction. ...
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Are morning or breakfast blends/roasts more of a purgative than other blends/roasts?

No. Breakfast blends are simply coffees which are blended to present a particular flavor. Typically breakfast blends are lighter, and cleaner which are appetizing as a morning drink as opposed to a ...
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Are light coloured spots on beans mold?

The light colored spots just look like chaff to me. It is common for there to be skin that stays connected to that middle fold of the bean.
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Coffee Expired before its mentioned date?

I am afraid that there are two misconceptions One, what you have in the jar are not coffee beans, it’s freeze-dried prepared coffee. Think of it as the coffee equivalent of bullion cubes. Two, the ...
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It is good for my health to drink coffee 10 times a day?

Caffeine content of coffee varies widely depending on many factors. How much caffeine does your 10 cups contain? And how much is too much? The Mayo Clinic website has addressed exactly what you are ...
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Is coffee a drug that you could give to your dog?

According to dictionary.com, one of the definitions of the word drug is: a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical ...
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Coffee and teeth health

Since this site is about coffee, not dentistry, I will answer from a Coffee perspective. I can think of three issues with coffee that can affect one's teeth: Acidity. Brewed coffee has a pH around 5. ...
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Are there health risks to eating coffee?

Studies come and studies go, and what remains is that it's pretty hard to show any serious health effects from Caffeine or coffee. It's somewhat "addictive" and some people perhaps drink more coffee ...
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What are the heath risks associated with grinding coffee beans a year after their sell by date?

Normally, the main reason that roasted coffee has a shelf life is its freshness. If the package is properly closed it is mostly safe. Your concern should be its flavor which should be faded away ...
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How does drinking coffee after a heavy meal counteract the drowsiness?

I am by no means a biochemist/physiologist, but I will give this my best scientific go. The main reason people get sleepy after eating large meals, "get the 'itis" as many call it, simply has to do ...
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Why am I not addicted to coffee?

I also drink coffee fairly regularly and I too do not feel addiction towards it. People's tolerances and reactions to certain chemicals, including caffeine, are always different. One person may be ...
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Why do I feel lousy, low, out of energy after the high coffee gives?

Because coffee and other stimulants do not supply "energy" - they cause your body to use its energy reserves a greater or prolonged rate than it normally would. Your body does not burn/feed off the ...
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What happens to ground coffee if poured over with very warm instead of hot water?

Well first we should probably establish how cold the water is once it hits the ground. I imagine it is heated to almost boiling temperature in the Nespresso machine, however when it comes out and hits ...
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