Your Body on Caffeine Addiction: 70 Cups of Coffee in 7 Days

A previous boss of mine once proudly stated that he drank 10 cups of coffee every single day.Completely baffled, yet also intrigued by that statement, I couldn’t help but wonder how he might feel.Is his sleep restful? Does he feel productive and healthy? Is drinking this amount dangerous?That’s why I decided recently to voluntarily get […]

Does caffeine raise blood pressure? Drinking this much coffee a day can increase reading

HIGH blood pressure can increase your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes so it’s important to live a healthy lifestyle that can help prevent and lower hypertension. Cutting back on alcohol and reducing the amount of salt you eat can help, but how does one of the nation’s favourite drinks, coffee, […]

You can stay alert without drinking caffeine — try these science-based tricks the next time you feel tired

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Even after a good night’s sleep, all it takes is one rough commute or frustrating meeting to majorly wear us down. That’s probably why countless people reach for an afternoon cup of coffee, tea, or — god forbid — tiny bottles filled with foul-tasting herbs and a megadose of caffeine. But there […]

Decaf coffee isn’t actually caffeine-free — here’s how much caffeine you’re really drinking

Steve Cukrov/Shutterstock The INSIDER Summary: We asked two coffee experts if decaf coffee still has caffeine in it. The answer was “yes.” If you are sensitive to caffeine, you may want to lay off the decaf at night. If you think drinking decaf coffee shields you from the effects of caffeine, you’re wrong. Although it […]

Diabetes breakthrough: Caffeine kick could help sufferers live a LONGER life

A new study found that regular caffeine consumption was linked to women living longer compared to those who drank no caffeine at all. The research, presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes annual meeting in Lisbon, found no such association between caffeine and men with diabetes. In the study, experts from the […]

This coffee alternative has more potassium than a banana and as much caffeine as a shot of espresso

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Instagram / @livezolausEver wished you could get energized in the morning without feeling like you have to give up hydration and health in exchange for a little cup of […]