Coffee Health Benefits and Risks Directory
Coffee, café, java. Whatever you call it, chances are you enjoy it. Studies suggest coffee may offer some protection against diabetes and some cancers. Of course, with benefits come risks, such as heartburn. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about coffee's pros and cons, the best brews for your health, and much more.
The nutritional benefits of coffee
As it turns out, coffee doesn’t just wake you up; it’s good for you, too.
Coffee Health Benefits: Research on Type 2 Diabetes, Cancer, Stroke, and More
WebMD discusses the health benefits of coffee and possible risks for those with certain conditions.
Giving Coffee a Break
If it weren't for the coffee,' David Letterman once quipped, 'I'd have no identifiable personality whatsoever.' That's a sentiment most java lovers can understand.
How to Drink Coffee
Coffee's caffeine jolt can temporarily boost alertness, perk up performance, and possibly even improve concentration. But caffeine is a drug, and as with any drug, there are right ways and wrong ways to use it.
The Truth About Coffee
Can the secret of good health be found in a cup of joe? Not completely, but research is showing it's a good start.
Video: The Truth About Coffee. Does Decaf Have No Caffeine? Addiction and Headaches?
Let’s get down to the facts: Is coffee good or bad for you?
Caf-Nap: New Napping Idea for Coffee Lovers
Sleep specialist, Michael Breus, PhD, recommends a cup of joe before a cat nap for some people.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Tasty Drinks With Less Caffeine Than Coffee
If the caffeine in coffee makes your heart race and keeps you up at night, try these drinks to keep away the jitters.
Slideshow: How Much Caffeine Is in That?
Ever wonder how much caffeine you get each day? You may be surprised how much is in the things you enjoy.
Slideshow: Foods to Boost Male Health
Oysters, cherries, and ginger top our pictorial slideshow of foods that can help keep men on top of their game – from gym to boardroom to bedroom.
The Buzz on Coffee
The latest research shows your morning pick-me-up may be brimming with health benefits.
Coffee Brands Comparison: Is Cheaper Better?
Which coffees are the best tasting? A recent coffee brands comparison found that higher-priced coffees aren't always better.
Caffeine Shockers: Products Surprisingly High in Caffeine
What drinks and foods in your supermarket are shockingly high in caffeine? WebMD found 25 products that may surprise you.
Healthier Ways to Get Your Caffeine
The best ways to get your boost