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Coffee has secret trick to stop sleep

By James GallagherHealth editor, BBC News website  copyright Thinkstock A cup of coffee in the evening may be keeping you awake for more reasons than you realise, scientists say. Their study, in Science Translation Medicine, showed caffeine was more than just a stimulant and actually slowed down the body's internal clock. A double espresso three hours before bedtime delayed the production of the sleep hormone melatonin by about 40 minutes, making it harder to nod off. Experts said our own actions had a huge influence on sleep and the body clock. One of the researchers, Dr John O'Neill, from the Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, told the BBC News website: "If you're tired and having a coffee...

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WHY DOES COFFEE MAKE YOU POO? IF YOU ANSWERED CAFFEINE, YOU ARE WRONG

By Dan Wighton   Coffee goes straight through you. And usually, it takes whatever else you have in your stomach with it. But while scientists and coffee drinkers have known of this phenomenon for decades, there is still plenty we don’t understand about why a coffee makes you poo – only that it does. What coffee does beyond your taste-budsCoffee contains the natural compound chlorogenic acid, found in both green and roasted coffee. It exists naturally in coffee, and inside the stomach, goes on to produce gastric acid. When extra gastric acid is produced, the stomach will push its contents out and into the intestines. However, this is only part of the process, and doesn’t explain why coffee leads to such...

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Shaquille O'Neal: I Thought Coffee Was A 'White Person’s Drink'

Brennan Williams Pop Culture Editor, The Huffington Post   "No amount of money can make me endorse something that I’m not 100 percent behind."  Shaquille O'Neal has had his fair share of slam dunks when it comes to business deals. But not always. During the upcoming season premiere episode of “In Depth with Graham Bensinger,” O’Neil expressed his regret over passing on a proposed business partnership with Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz. “So [Starbucks CEO] Howard [Schultz] comes and says, ‘Shaq, I wanna give you the opportunity to go in with me and open up these Starbucks franchises in African American communities.’ And I’m always the guy that if I don’t believe in it, can’t do it,” he explained during the interview....

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DON'T MIND COFFEE BREATH? TRY MAKING OUT WITH THIS GENIUS DESIGNER'S INVENTION

behance.net     Ahhh - your truest love. The one who wakes you in the morning, the one who motivates you to face the world, the one who warms your very soul - the one without whom the world would cease to have meaning, and the sun would refuse to shine as brightly. Oh yes - you know as well we we do we're talking about your secret Colombian lover - coffee. This elixir of life whose very aroma is enough to send you into thralls of ecstasy. For all it does for you - don't you think your cup of coffee deserves to know how you feel really about it?   behance.net     For all of us who...

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Japan Ready To Reclaim Blue Mountain Coffee Market

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 Avia Collinder Masanori Nakano, ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, takes in the aroma of Blue Mountain coffee at the head office of the Coffee Industry Board in Kingston on Monday.   Rising levels of coffee consumption in Japan mark the end of a post-recession slump in which that nation cut imports of the bean, a move felt sharply by the coffee industry in Jamaica which until then exported more than 80 per cent of produce to the Asian island nation. But once again, the world's No. 3 economy is back in contention and they want more Blue Mountain coffee. Acting director general of the Coffee Industry Board Steve Robinson said on Monday that Blue Mountain coffee...

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