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Do you want to live a longer and healthier life? Drink your coffee black

Many of us joke that we can’t live without our morning coffee. But a pair of new studies suggests that drinking coffee is associated with longer life and lower instances of cancer or chronic disease. Does this mean you should drink an extra-large macchiato with caramel and extra whip every morning?

Having caffeine just before a short snooze is the ultimate energy hack

The words "coffee" and "nap" don't usually go together. But a strategy that pairs the two actually makes sense—and could be the energy boost you need to make it through a crazy day. A coffee nap is exactly what it sounds like: You drink a cup of joe, then immediately take a snooze.

Viagra coffee product recalled in the United States due to health risk

MILAN – The Food and Drug Administration announced last week a second voluntary recall of a coffee product laced with Viagra-like drug desmethyl carbodenafil in the US this month. The product, with the distinct name 'New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee', was distributed by Bestherbs Coffee LLC.

Israeli company launches dissolvable, meringue-like stevia sweetener

CAESAREA, Israel – A company called Lampados International Ltd. (Caesarea, Israel) has launched a new stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) sweetener, called Liteez, which has a meringue-like appearance and is designed to dissolve into a foam in hot beverages. Formulating the company’s meringue-like “kiss” sweetener with stevia was a challenge due to ...

Coffee: The science behind the health claims. All you need to know

News proclaiming the health benefits of coffee is aplenty. The claims are bold: coffee can prevent anything from liver disease and cancer, to dementia and multiple sclerosis. On top of that, it is said to help us live longer. Despite this, there are also more cautious studies. These tend to report on the risks of consuming caffeine, especially in ...

Caffeine – Friend Or Foe? Here is a quick guide with pros and cons

LONDON, UK – It’s clear that our caffeine levels are creeping up and up. Whether it’s a latte on the way to work or an espresso to get through the afternoon slump, coffee has become a routine pick-me-up for millions of Brits. However, there are growing concerns about the number of us who are addicted to caffeine and consume cup after cup ...

Drinking coffee every day could lead to a longer and healthier life

LOS ANGELES, U.S. – Here’s another reason to start the day with a cup of joe: Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Drinking coffee was associated ...

Drinking coffee reduces risk of death from all causes, study finds

LONDON, UK – People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found. The findings come from the largest study of its kind, in which scientists analysed data from more than half a million people across 10 European countries, including the UK, to explore ...

Youngevity completes acquisition of wellness company Sorvana

SAN DIEGO, CA – Youngevity International, Inc., a leading omni-direct lifestyle company, announces it has closed the acquisition of the assets of Sorvana International. Youngevity originally announced entering into a definitive agreement with Sorvana on June 19 of this year.

Cocoa and chocolate are not just treats – they are good for your cognition

L'AQUILA, Italy – A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands - a phrase commonly used to justify ones chocolate snacking behavior. A phrase now shown to actually harbor some truth, as the cocoa bean is a rich source of flavanols: a class of natural compounds that has neuroprotective effects.