Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Coffee and other stimulant drugs may cause high achievers to slack off: UBC study

Mar. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

While stimulants may improve unengaged workers’ performance, a new University of British Columbia study suggests that for others, caffeine and amphetamines can have the opposite effect, causing workers with higher motivation levels to slack off.

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Roasting coffee beans a dark brown produces valued antioxidants: UBC food scientists

Feb. 2, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

Food scientists at the University of British Columbia have been able to pinpoint more of the complex chemistry behind coffee’s much touted antioxidant benefits, tracing valuable compounds to the roasting process.

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