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Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, the godfather of caffeine

Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge

Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge’s contributions to chemistry are often overlookedullstein bild via Getty Images By Sam Wong Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, who is celebrated in today’s Google doodle, was the discoverer of caffeine and the first person to isolate quinine, but his contribution to chemistry is often overlooked. He also invented paper …

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Gevalia Signature Blend Coffee, K-Cup Pods (100 count) only $30.05 shipped!

February 1, 2019 | Gretchen Add to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Amazon has these Gevalia Signature Blend Coffee, K-Cup Pods (100 count) only …

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Coffee giant Starbucks reports after the bell, here’s what to watch for

Stephen Brashear | Getty Images Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson gestures while speaking during the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting at McCaw Hall on March 21, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Analysts are focused once again on whether China and international growth will cool off Starbucks shares as it heads into its fourth-quarter …

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*HOT* Keurig K55/K-Classic Coffee Maker only $59.99 shipped!

December 11, 2018 | Gretchen Add to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Today only, Amazon has this Keurig K55/K-Classic Coffee Maker for just $59.99 …

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Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Coffee’s bitter taste shouldn’t be a selling point. But a genetic variant explains why so many people love the brew, a new study suggests. Bitterness evolved as a natural warning system to protect people …

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Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients – WebMD

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease? According to new research involving nearly 5,000 people with chronic kidney disease, a hike in daily caffeine intake appeared to lower their odds of an early death. …

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Colombia and Honduras lead the way in tackling devastating coffee rust disease

In 2008, coffee rust almost killed Colombia’s $2.6 billion coffee industry. A decade later, it’s about to harvest its biggest ever crop. Colombia managed to turn things around with significant government intervention, research into the disease and by planting varieties resistant to the fungus. The battle, however, is not over. …

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Lowest Prices on Coffee Gator Brewing and Storage Products {Rare!}

(Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Do you love coffee or know someone who does? Amazon is offering 30% off Coffee Gator products today, and you can …

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Caffeine Not a Dieter’s Friend – WebMD

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re trying to control your weight, don’t look to caffeine for help. Caffeine is not an effective appetite suppressant or weight-loss aid, researchers report in a small, new study. The study …

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Can Coffee Extend Your Life? – WebMD

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Having a morning cup of java — and another and another — might prolong your life, a new study suggests. In fact, drinking lots of coffee was associated with a lower risk of early death, including among people who downed eight or …

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