Archive for the ‘General’ Category


Organic Coffee Versus Green Tea

Coffee is good for you and the health benefits of organic coffee come primarily from the antioxidants. But green tea also has antioxidants. How does coffee versus green tea stack up regarding antioxidants and health benefits? Comparing Green Tea and Coffee Medical Daily writes about the health benefits of coffee vs. tea. Both coffee and [...]

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What Is Egg Coffee?

An article in the Minnesota online magazine Eater brought back memories of family farm gatherings with good eats and lots of coffee. The magazine reminds us that you might crack an egg into your coffee. I remember watching my grandmother make us egg coffee when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores [...]

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Organic Coffee Market in the USA

The USA consumes more coffee than any other nation on the planet. Of the nations that drink the most coffee the USA ranks first followed by Germany, Japan and France. Of course the Dutch, Fins and Swedes drink more per capita but their populations are much smaller. How much of US consumption is organic coffee? [...]

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Why Does Coffee Improve Memory?

Everyone knows that coffee help us wake up in the morning and keeping during a long day. What is also the case is that coffee can help your memory. The easy part is that if you are more awake you will pay attention better and are more likely to remember things. But, does coffee help [...]

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What Is a Dangerous Amount of Coffee?

We have written a lot about the health effects of coffee. In general more coffee is better in reducing your risk of type II diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and various types of cancer. But what is a dangerous amount of coffee if you get carried away? Mashable reports that the world’s strongest coffee which is [...]

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Do Coffee Go Cubes Really Help Cognitive Performance?

A new product on the coffee scene is the Go Cube. This is a chewable cube that contains caffeine and has the texture of a gum drop. Oddity Central says it is a way to kick start your day. San Francisco entrepreneurs Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt have come up with a revolutionary way for [...]

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Illnesses Related to Grinding and Roasting Coffee

If you grind and roast coffee in commercial quantities you may be at risk of respiratory diseases. Illnesses related to grinding and roasting coffee are asthma and obliterative bronchiolitis. It has long been known that coffee related asthma comes from coffee dust and occasionally from contaminants such as castor bean dust. More recently scientists have [...]

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Eggnog Coffee Cake for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and it is time to think of what to serve your guests. We ran into a great idea from The West Australian in their Life & Style section, a recipe for eggnog coffee cake. Eggnog is a classic for the holiday season and it gives a great flavor [...]

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Your Moldy Coffee Maker

This unappetizing title has to do with cleaning your moldy coffee maker and removing the bacteria as well! Bacteria and mold are everywhere in the environment and when they land on moist surfaces they make themselves at home and start to reproduce. One of the unnoticed places in your home where this will happen is [...]

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Roast Your Own Coffee

If you are a true coffee aficionado you may choose to roast your own coffee. What does this entail? Can you get good at it? What do you have to buy? We looked on the internet for a list of coffee roasters and found a few suggestions and brands. Here is some info if you [...]

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