Craving Coffee? Blame the Genes

Craving Coffee? Blame the Genes

Some people insist they have to stop at Starbucks or a competitor to start their day. It may seem extreme to equate coffee consumption with other addictions, but scientific evidence supports it. People who find themselves craving coffee can look to their parents (or at least their genes) to assign “blame” for the desire. There […]

Caffeine Combined With Sleep Could Boost Brain Function

Caffeine Combined With Sleep Could Boost Brain Function

Caffeine combined with sleep could boost brain function, according to studies. Researchers have found coffee and other caffeine-filled beverages followed by napping for 20 minutes increases the alertness of the brain after waking up. It has been known for decades that caffeinated beverages generally help people to stay alert and focused for longer periods of […]

Their Job Drove Them to Drink, Coffee That Is

Their Job Drove Them to Drink, Coffee That Is

Some professions require long days, late nights and endless hours of staring at the monitor, windshield or at the situation at hand hoping for inspiration. For many, those types of jobs drove them to drink copious amounts of caffeine daily, largely in the form of coffee. That need drives the long lines at Starbucks in […]