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Quinn on Nutrition: Coffee and tea questions

“Greetings from Canada,” a reader from Ontario wrote. He then politely corrected me on a grammatical error he found in a recent column published in the Toronto Star. In the article, I described how “vitamin C stimulates the formation of antibodies that bind up dangerous toxins before they wreck havoc in our bodies.” The correct […]

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How drinking coffee improves bowel movement

Coffee has long been known to increase bowel movement, but researchers have not pinpointed the specific reason or mechanism. Drinking coffee helps keep the bowels moving by suppressing the growth of gut bacteria and improving the ability of the intestines to contract, according to a study. Researchers fed rats coffee and also mixed it with […]

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Coffee addicts really do wake up and smell the coffee

Regular coffee drinkers can sniff out even tiny amounts of coffee and are faster at recognising the aroma, compared to non-coffee drinkers, new research has found. Habitual coffee drinkers are not just more sensitive to the odour of coffee and faster to identify it, but the more they craved coffee, the better their ability to […]