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New Research Shows Black Coffee Makes You Evil and then Kills You

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | October 19, 2015
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

I prefer my morning java unadulterated, therefore I’m a Machiavellian psycho with sadistic tendencies. These findings (not pertaining solely to me, for the record) come from new research out of the University of Innsbruck

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Wearable Coffee?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 28, 2014
Filed Under: The Nerd News Parade

My faith in coffee can occasionally be problematic in the crowd I run with. I’m not talking about my cycling buddies, given not only the cultural connection between the bike and barista, but also the venté-sized amount of r

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Birthday Challenge, Nerd Style

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 10, 2013
Filed Under: Narcissism

Last week was my birthday. I turned 43, which isn’t really a landmark celebration unless you happen to live in a society that uses a base-10.75 numeral system, in which case it would have been like I turned 40. But that isn

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The Friday News Fiesta!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 1, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

To be honest, I’m a little nervous about posting today. I’ve been burned in the past by bogus April Fools studies. One of the downfalls of writing a blog that mocks idiocy is that the tables can turn very quickly and t

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Fluid Facts Friday

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 3, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

As I sat down with my cup o’ joe this morning, I was amazed to discover the shear amount of beverage-related news lighting up my My Yahoo page. A more conspiracy-oriented Real Fitness Nerd might blame this on the fact that I

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Meditation: Mind over Matters

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 24, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

One of Mother’s favorite things to say about me is that I’d lose my head if it weren’t fastened on. Indeed, I am the forgetful type. Nary a week doth pass in which I don’t lose my car keys. And, a few years

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Some ground beans and hot water. That’s all you need.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 14, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Loyal fitness nerds have probably figured out that we’re big coffee advocates ’round these parts. In moderation, it’s a delicious beverage with a host of benefits. Heck, you can even throw a little sugar and half

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Steve Edwards: Coffee Study Rustler.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 16, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Yesterday, when I read about this new study suggesting that coffee might lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, the first person I thought of was my fellow Fitness Nerd Steve. I sent him the report and asked if he wanted to cover it f

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Coffee and wine prolong your lifeline.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 30, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

If you read this NBC article about alcohol and watch this CBS segment about coffee, you’ll discover that if you drink the two in moderation, you can ward off everything from heart disease to cancer to dementia. Lately, the s

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Coffee, Running & Cancer

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 9, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Apparently I’m not going to be dying of prostate cancer anytime soon. Running and coffee have been two of my life’s cornerstones pretty much since I’ve been an adult, if not some time before. Now, according to two studies on

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