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Sugar-sweetened beverages are leading sources of added sugars in the American diet, according to the Centers for Disease Control. But many aren't aware just how much sugar is in every swallow. Too much can lead to health problems. 

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Recent studies suggest even moderate consumption of coffee – one to four cups a day – may reduce the odds of colon cancer developing or recurring.

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Some good news for coffee drinkers.

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In this edition of Vital Signs: caffeine. Rather than use the natural caffeine you get in food or drinks for stimulation, some instead mix in man-made caffeine powder for a bigger jolt.

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Specialty coffee shops are joining the artisanal food and beer boom in Dallas. These shops aim for a better bean, and Liz Goulding explored the local craft coffee scene in last week’s Dallas Observer cover story.

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Texas researchers are joining the U.S. government in stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease -- and hold down the price of your morning cup.

Let the roast begin: Five North Texas coffee shops have been nominated for the 2014 KRUPS Best Brew Awards: Crooked Tree Coffeehouse, Cultivar Coffee & Tea Co., White Rock Coffee, Avoca Coffee Roasters and Oddfellows.