How much caffeine is too much caffeine? The Starbucks coffee with three quarters of the safe daily dose in one cup

How much caffeine is too much caffeine The Starbucks coffee with three quarters of the safe daily dose in one cup400mg of caffeine is the recommended daily allowance for average person16oz Starbucks 'Grande' contains 330mg and 8oz Red Bull can has 83mgBut scientists stress that tolerance levels of the stimulant can vary widely By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 22:06 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:08 GMT, 7 February 2013 A large cup of Starbucks coffee contains more than three quarters of a person's 'safe' daily dose of caffeine, scientists have warned.

The danger food dunces: 77% of Britons fail IQ test on hidden salt, sugar and fat

The danger food dunces: 77% of Britons fail IQ test on hidden salt, sugar and fat By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:07 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 3 January 2013 Britons are unaware of the high levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat hidden in their favourite foods, a survey has revealed.

Christmas party SOS: "Tis the season to sing carols – not the time to lose your voice

Christmas party SOS: 'Tis the season to sing carols – not the time to lose your voiceThe guide to save your vocal chords for carolling and Christmas cheer | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 Plunging temperatures, sore throats, lusty carol-singing and the drying effect of central heating are just a few elements of the Christmas party season that conspire against the vocal cords.

Forget energy drinks – they"re no more effective than a cup of coffee

Forget energy drinks – they're no more effective than a cup of coffee 'Overwhelming lack of evidence' that ingredients such as guarana enhance physical or cognitive performanceNew research suggests only useful ingredient is a generous dose of caffeine | UPDATED: 16:13 GMT, 14 December 2012 New research suggests it is simply caffeine, rather than added ingredients such as guarana or taurine, that make energy drinks effective With buzz-word ingredients such as guarana and ginseng, energy drinks have been heralded for their mind and body-boosting qualities.

Man who had massive cardiac arrest saved after work colleague jump-started his heart by FALLING on him

Man who had massive cardiac arrest saved by 15st work colleague who jump-started his heart by FALLING on him Engineer Kevin, keeled over after suffering a massive heart attack Colleague Martin fell heavily on to Kevin's chest after trying to stop him sliding off his chairParamedics said this vital punch re-started Kevin's heart.

High heels, coffee habits and distracting dogs to blame for 13m accidents on British roads

High heels, coffee habits and distracting dogs to blame for 13m accidents on British roads By Lucy Waterlow PUBLISHED: 10:37 GMT, 23 November 2012 | UPDATED: 10:37 GMT, 23 November 2012 High heels, discarded coffee cups and free roaming dogs have been identified as three of the most dangerous things to have in a car.

The five diets you SHOULDN"T follow if you want to lose weight

The five faddy diets you SHOULDN'T follow if you want to lose weight in the New Year<br>Dukan diet, said to be followed by Carole Middleton, named as this year&#8217;s worst offender &#8211; for the third year in a rowOther celebrity fad diets slammed include The 6 Weeks to OMG Diet, the Drunkorexia diet and one involving tube feeding through the nose <br> BDA has warned that diets followed by the rich and famous were becoming &#8216;more extreme&#8217; and increasingly involved &#8216;medical intervention <p> </p><p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 15:37 GMT, 23 November 2012 </p> <br> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/22/article-2236918-13D66C88000005DC-771_306x423.jpg" width="306" height="423" alt="The Dukan Diet, said to be followed by Carole Middleton, has been voted the worst diet of the year again by nutrition experts" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">The Dukan Diet, said to be followed by Carole Middleton, has been voted the worst diet of the year again by nutrition experts </p><p>One recommends sitting in a cold bath after drinking black coffee, while another involves being fed through an intravenous drip.</p><p>They are among the top five celebrity fad diets that experts have warned should be avoided in the New Year.</p><p>The British Dietetic Association said that diets followed by the rich and famous were becoming &#8216;more extreme&#8217; and increasingly involved &#8216;medical intervention&#8217;.</p><p>Dieticians warned there really is &#8216;no quick fix&#8217; to a slim, trim body for 2013 and said that following celebrity fads could lead to health problems.</p><p>Among the most disturbing entries was the Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition Diet, said to be followed by top fashion models.</p><p>The KEN diet involves eating nothing at all.

Missing just two hours of sleep can erase memories for ever

Yet ANOTHER reason why sleep is so vital – missing even two hours a night can erase memories for ever Just two hours of missed sleep is enough to stop the brain from laying down and storing memoriesReplay of our memories while we are asleep is essential for their proper storage in the brain | UPDATED: 17:16 GMT, 16 October 2012 If you sleep badly tonight, you may have no recollection of reading this tomorrow.

Coffee cancer: Six cups a day cuts risk of both womb and prostate cancer

Six cups of coffee a day 'cuts risk of both womb and prostate cancer' | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 14 October 2012 The effects were seen regardless of whether regular or decaffeinated coffee was consumed Women who drink four to six cups of coffee a day are less likely to suffer from womb cancer, while men who drink this amount are less likely to suffer prostate cancer, according to a study using 117,000 volunteers.

Coffee: three cups a day could increase the risk of vision loss and blindness

How switching to decaf could save your sight: Drinking three cups of coffee a day linked with vision loss and blindness Coffee increases the risk of eye condition glaucomaThose with a family history most at riskNo association found with tea, coffee or cola | UPDATED: 14:47 GMT, 5 October 2012 Coffee: More than three cups a day may increase the risk of glaucoma Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may increase the risk of vision loss and blindness, according to American research.