Caffeine

How Does Coffee Affect Your Brain?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are many of us who would just not be presentable to the human race without a cup of coffee. But with us being so reliant on the black stuff, and...

Why You Should Drink More Coffee (As If You Needed An Excuse)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When your alarm goes off and the thought of facing the day makes you want to crawl back under the covers, there are few things that get you and up run...

Coffee to Go... Do One

Sian Hughes | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Sian Hughes

I mean, what's the deal with 'to-go coffee' anyway? Is anybody really so busy micro-managing the shit out of everybody else that they can't SIT THE FUCK DOWN at the table like any other self-respecting human being? Huh?

'One Shot, Extra Skinny Latte': Caffeine Lover Buried In Costa Coffee-Themed Coffin (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

A coffee lover who tragically lost her battle with breast cancer has been laid to rest in a Costa inspired coffin. Karen Lloyd was known for her l...

Are You Suffering From Caffeine Use Disorder?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's 6.30 am, you have to be at work in two hours and you discover that you are out of coffee. Do you a) shrug your shoulders knowing you can a cu...

10 Amazing Facts About Coffee

The Huffington Post UK | Patricia Doma | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Chances are you're holding a cup of coffee right now, aren't you? Whether you're the Caramel Macchiato person or have an exquisite routine like Bee...

Caffeine Really Can Boost Your Memory

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Students take heed... A double espresso shot after swotting for an exam might help to jog those elusive memories, new research suggests. Scienti...

So Bad And Yet So Beautiful: Artist's Extreme Close Ups Of Recreational Drugs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Whether they come to us over the counter or under it, modern life is positively bristling with pills, powders and liquids. In a society where our ...

One In 10 Adults Think Coffee Causes Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Almost one in 10 adults mistakenly think that coffee causes cancer, a leading charity has found. SEE ALSO: Coffee Vs Exercise: 30-Second Workou...

Coffee Vs Exercise: 30-Second Workout Gives Greater Mental Boost Than Caffeine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us fail to function without our morning cup of coffee, but it turns out there are healthier - and cheaper - ways to get that energy boost. ...

Can Coffee Really Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

That daily cup of coffee may be doing more than just giving you a much-needed caffeine boost - according to a recent study, a link has been made betwe...

Caffeine Withdrawal Drives Need for More but Are We Addicts?

The Conversation UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Conversation UK

Caffeine is humankind's favourite drug. It's estimated to be consumed by 80% of people worldwide, and most of us consume several doses a day. This popularity would appear to be explained in large part by caffeine's psychostimulant effect - starting the day with tea or coffee helps us wake up, and later on rescues us when our energy begins to decline.

'Sprayable Energy' Is Coffee Without The Taste, Smell Or Calories

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Tech

A crowd-funded caffeine spray is aiming to take the crash out of your daily wake-up routine. Sprayable Energy is applied directly to the skin inste...

I Like My Drink Analogies How I Like My Women... Short

James Conmy | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

Coffee is funny isn't it? Quite addictive really. Especially if you drink it every day. And if, like me, you're often in a hurry and need a quick caffeine hit, the methodology of the modern coffee house can be a little frustrating. Take today, for example...

Should Students Be Drug Tested Before Exams?

The Huffington Post UK | Fionn Shiner | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A leading scientist has warned students to expect drug tests prior to sitting exams, to curb the spiralling use of "smart drugs", but students have re...

Is This The Answer When You've Drunk Too Much Coffee?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As coffee shops outlets continue to spring up across the world, defying recession logic, an American food blog has asked 13 baristas to answer a presc...

Weekly Wellbeing: 7 Foods That Are Bad For Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

This week HuffPost UK Lifestyle have been fascinated by the story of New Zealander Natasha Harris, who had a fatal heart attack due to her habit of dr...

Drinking 10 Litres Of Coca-Cola A Day 'Linked To Mother-Of-Eight's Death'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A mother-of-eight died had a fatal heart attack after drinking up to 10 litres of Coca-Cola a day, an inquest has heard. The large quantities of t...

"Why Do I Always Feel Rubbish?" - The Endocrine Struggle

Laura Knowles | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Ever wake up stuck to the pillow? Lethargic, head achy, thinking you're getting a cold and feeling really grumpy about it? Is this a common feeling? Then you may have an imbalance with your endocrine system.

Ten 'Bad' Habits That Are Good for You

Realbuzz.com | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

Ever promised yourself that this year you were definitely going to give that bad habit the flick, only to give into your vice again after only a couple of hours? Well, the good news is that 'bad' habit may not actually be as harmful as you think.

Coffee Drinking Linked To Urinary Incontinence In Men

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Consuming just two cups of coffee per day could have an negative impact on men's bladder control, American researchers have found. A study by the...

Fuelling a Sub Two Hour Marathon

Aidan Goggins | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Endurance sports have exploded in popularity in recent years, and with the New Year once again upon us, we can look forward to further growth as a new contingent of enthusiasts aim to bypass the fads and make firm resolutions; to pound the pavements.

Heavy Coffee Consumption Linked To Blindness

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study suggests caffeinated coffee drinkers should limit their intake to reduce their chances of developing vision loss or blindness. Accordin...

The Owl And The Coffee Cup

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

It’s a beguiling image but not quite what you’d want to see peering back at you from the depths of your coffee cup. What look like a pair of g...

Calling All Students: Careful With Your Caffeine!

Karishma Gadhia | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Karishma Gadhia

It's no secret that most students practically live off caffeine. After all, it's always the perfect saviour to these recurring situations at university. But does it ACTUALLY help our ability to concentrate and complete our work? Or is caffeine our most dangerous faux friend?