Tag Archives: Coffee

Why do we love coffee when it is so bitter?

New findings show that people may be genetically predisposed to love the taste of certain beverages. Furthermore, this biological discovery could have far-reaching health consequences. Researchers are trying to get to grips with a complex coffee-based conundrum. Evolution is thought to have favored people who were able to sense bitterness. After all, sharp and unpleasant… Read More »

Can coffee ‘tame the redness of rosacea’? Here’s what you need to know about the New York Times’ coverage

October 22, 2018 Posted By Categories Kevin Lomangino is the managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @KLomangino. Here’s another example in our occasional series documenting how the New York Times’ ‘Well’ section is often unwell. This time it’s a brief story claiming that “Coffee may tame the redness of rosacea.” Let’s start with the… Read More »

Is Acrylamide In Coffee A Danger

In California new legislation will require coffee shops to post warnings that acrylamide, a by-product of the roasting process, could be carcinogenic. This warning was based upon research done on mice who received large amounts of the compound. No research has documented the effect of acrylamide as a cancer risk in humans.   One of… Read More »