caffeine

Blog entry | Jul 13 2015
When I was 43 years old, I started running as a midlife “experiment.” I ran seven 5K races that summer. That led to a few 10Ks and a 15K over the next couple of years. Finally, I completed a sprint triathlon right before my 46th birthday.  Despite...
Media | Jun 17 2015
Let’s assume you are one of the 85 percent of Americans who consume caffeine every day. Once you’ve armed yourself with some basic facts, it isn’t difficult to make sure that your daily buzz is part of a balanced diet. Too much of anything can be...
Blog entry | Jun 09 2015
A lot of caffeine conversations have focused on coffee, but many people turn to energy drinks for a quick caffeine boost. Are energy drinks different? Do other typical ingredients in energy drinks (such as taurine and D-glucurono-γ-lactone) affect...
Blog entry | Jun 04 2015
There are a lot of rules that change when you’re pregnant. But thankfully for those of us who love to wake up to warm java, the need to cut out caffeine is a myth. In a scientific opinion on caffeine safety, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA...
Blog entry | Jun 03 2015
What does the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have to say about your favorite morning ritual? Well, your latte (or second latte) is fine by them. EFSA just released its Scientific Opinion on caffeine safety. In the new opinion, EFSA...
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Article | May 28 2015
EFSA Publishes Scientific Opinion on Caffeine: Confirms Daily Intakes that Do Not Raise Safety Concerns and Invites Public Comment The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published its Scientific Opinion on Caffeine Safety. The document...
Blog entry | Jan 06 2015
After losing her initial set of her Hopman Cup match against Flavia Pennetta 6-0, Serena Williams felt like she needed a boost. She asked for a court-side espresso (the judge couldn't tell if Serena was kidding - she wasn't), and came back and won...
Blog entry | Sep 25 2014
Megan Smith, @meganmichel33, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern Thank goodness caffeine exists in this world. What would we do without that extra little boost that makes us feel so happy and productive?   But are all forms of caffeine created...
Blog entry | Sep 03 2014
Been hearing some crazy news about caffeine lately? So have we! That's why we were keen to check out this infographic by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher in the UK. It shows just how much coffee, water, and alcohol would be 'potentially toxic' at...
Article | Aug 01 2013
Herbert "Skeet" Muncie on research looking into whether caffeine is addictive. Are You Really “Addicted” to Caffeine? There’s a lot of misinformation brewing about caffeine, particularly when it comes to effects from consuming too many energy...

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