Coffee in the News

The topic of coffee and health is regularly featured in news and lifestyle titles around the world. On this page we look at the science behind some of the latest trending topics on coffee and health.

Coffee and weight management

Coffee has recently been lauded in the news as a “potential secret to fighting obesity” (according to the Daily Mail), with headlines claiming that scientists have discovered drinking a cup a day stimulates weight loss. But is this really the case? Recent media coverage has suggested that coffee may play a beneficial role in weight […]

Nitro coffee

Nitro coffee is a new method of serving coffee, but are there any additional health benefits to drinking coffee this way?  Nitro coffee is created by infusing coffee, generally cold brew coffee, with nitrogen gas under pressure. This gives it a creamy head, similar to those on stout style beers. This can be done in […]

Iced coffee

Some media coverage has suggested that the health properties may differ between hot and chilled coffee, is this the case? Iced coffee is a popular choice in summer months providing a chilled alternative to hot drinks. While drinking coffee is associated with an increase in alertness, there is no research to suggest any differences between […]

Coffee and body temperature

Can drinking a cup of coffee make you warmer? Or help to cool you down? News reports have suggested both, but how does coffee affect body temperature?  While the topic of coffee and body temperature is frequently of media interest, particularly in the warmer months, there is limited scientific research on this subject. One study […]

Green coffee

“Green coffee” describes the state of coffee beans before the roasting process takes place. Green coffee beans are said to be high in antioxidants and reduce cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. What is the truth behind the drink? Green coffee beans have a limited aroma and flavour profile compared to roasted beans; […]

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