Caffeine Reduces Post Workout Pain
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Caffeine Reduces Post Workout Pain

Testing This double-blind, placebo-controlled, repeated-measures experiment examined the effects of a 5 mg  ·  kg-1body weight dose of caffeine on delayed-onset muscle pain intensity and force loss in response to 64 eccentric actions of the dominant quadriceps induced by electrical stimulation. Low caffeine–consuming college-aged females (n = 9) ingested caffeine or placebo 24 and 48 […]

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Drinking Coffee Could Help Those With Liver Disease
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Drinking Coffee Could Help Those With Liver Disease

Coffee gives more than a morning pick-me-up—about two cups daily could help sufferers of liver disease, according to a new joint study by Mason and Inova Health Systems. Zobair Younousi “No one really knows how caffeine works on (fatty liver disease),” says Mason alumnus Zobair Younossi, BS Biology ’84,who led the study and is codirector of the […]

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Bad Memory? Drink More Caffeine
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Bad Memory? Drink More Caffeine

Caffeine affects brain function and researchers have been investigating whether caffeine improves memory and learning retention or hinders it. Here are just some of the scientific studies that have investigated caffeine’s influence on memory and diseases like Alzheimer’s. Caffeine’s Effect on Cognition Studies have explored how consuming caffeine can influence a person’s memory and cognition. […]

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Caffeinated Coffee Cuts Mouth and Throat Cancer by Almost 50%
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Caffeinated Coffee Cuts Mouth and Throat Cancer by Almost 50%

The results of a new 26 year long study were just published by The American Cancer Society. The study concluded that people who drink more than 4 cups of caffeinated coffee daily have a 49 percent lower risk of developing cancers of the mouth and throat. This is good news because those types of cancer […]

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Caffeine Health Benefit
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Caffeine Health Benefit

In the next few posts we will be highlighting health benefits relating to caffeine. Caffeine Reduces Kidney Stone Risk. In a large 217,883 person study, those that consumed caffeine from any source had less kidney stone formation than those that did not consume caffeine. The researchers believe that this is because caffeine makes urine more […]

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Coffee Under Serious Threat
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Coffee Under Serious Threat

If temperatures warm at expected rates, 80 percent of land in parts of Brazil and Central America currently used to grow the most popular type of coffee, Arabica, will become unsuitable to the crop by 2050, according to research by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture. Globally a 50 percent decline is predicted over the same period. The most […]

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Coffee is good for the tummy.
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Coffee is good for the tummy.

If you love wine or coffee, you are in luck, say new findings from researchers at the University of Groningen in Netherlands. Drinking such beverages has been shown to lead to healthier and more diverse microbes in your gut. “In total we found 60 dietary factors that influence diversity,” said one of the authors of the […]

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Coffee Futures
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Coffee Futures – Robusta and Arabica, Post Gains

Both Robusta and Arabica coffee futures posted gains on Thursday, but the different coffee varietals have seen different overall performances as of late. Robusta futures gained 2% on Thursday to hit $1,617 per ton, and earlier in the session hit the highest price-point for a most-active contract since last November. Arabica coffee futures gained 1.5% […]

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Fairtrade Coffee Lovers Unite Across the Globe
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Fairtrade Coffee Lovers Unite Across the Globe

May 13th – 15th The first global World Fairtrade Coffee Challenge, where coffee lovers around the world are being urged to get together to drink a record amount of Fairtrade coffee and show their support for farmers hit by climate change. The goal is to achieve a record number of cups of Fairtrade coffee drunk […]

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We love Antidote Coffee!
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We love Antidote Coffee!

Antidote Coffee is among the most beloved coffee shops in Houston, and one of our favorite customers! They have been with us from the get-go, and are a big supporters of Big Bend Coffee Roasters. On any given day, visitors to their cheery digs can choose from 17 different beans and blends of our finest brewed […]

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