CAFFEINE & LSD: EFFECTS, ORIGIN, AND HISTORY

When people hear the term “drug”, they often think of some poisonous, forbidden substance. But believe it or not, if you’ve ever taken a sip of some coffee or taken a pill to ease a fever, you’ve actually used drugs before! Let’s take a look at one legal drug and Continue Reading

CAFFEINE & LSD: EFFECTS, ORIGIN, AND HISTORY

When people hear the term “drug”, they often think of some poisonous, forbidden substance. But believe it or not, if you’ve ever taken a sip of some coffee or taken a pill to ease a fever, you’ve actually used drugs before! Let’s take a look at one legal drug and Continue Reading

Is caffeine a drug?

Hey there, here is our latest question. Dear auntie, why is caffeine a drug? Well caffeine is considered a drug because it is an addictive substance. The Food Drug Administration, that’s the FDA, reports that caffeine is generally recognized as safe, although ingesting more than 10 grams daily may be Continue Reading

Caffeine!

[high-speed] By now we’ve gotten to know each other. You may have noticed I’m kinda high energy guy. I can be [loudly] loud. I’ve been known to talk a little too fast. I really excited about nerdy things And you’re probably thinking to yourself “Ah, that Hank, he must have Continue Reading

How does caffeine keep us awake? – Hanan Qasim

Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers. Most of this caffeine is consumed in coffee and tea, but it’s also ingested in some sodas, chocolate, caffeine pills, and even beverages labeled decaf. Caffeine helps us Continue Reading

The Science of Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug

Millions of Americans use caffeinated beverages every day as a pick me up. It is after all the world’s most popular drug and with new caffeine infused products like energy drinks, gum and even beef jerky hitting the shelves, our love affair with caffeine shows absolutely no signs of slowing Continue Reading

7 Surprising Facts About Coffee

Are You Addicted to Coffee? Caffeine is the world’s most widely consumed psychoactive drug It causes increased alertness by stimulating the central nervous system Case studies have shown a clinical dependance was induced “Caffeine withdrawal” is a known clinical condition with predictable symptoms I’m serious honey, your coffee is undrinkable! Continue Reading

Coffee Can Break Your DNA!

So many studies say coffee is hurting you or coffee is helping you… everyone wants something out of coffee, but all it wants to do is give! Howdy hot brown water hawkers, Trace here for DNews. Scientists have again, and again, and again tried to find out what coffee is Continue Reading

Your Brain On Coffee

With it’s stimulating effects, it’s easy to understand why coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth after oil. For many, it keeps us awake and moving through our busy days. But how does it work? What exactly does coffee do to your brain? Whenever you’re awake, a chemical Continue Reading