Archive for September, 2012


Drink a Cup of Coffee to Your Health

International Coffee Day is Saturday, September 29th. Drink a cup of coffee to your health. The internet is full of reduced price ads at various coffee shop outlets. But, no matter where you have your coffee and whether you like regular or healthy organic coffee drink a cup of coffee to your health. Remember that [...]

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Organic Baby Food

Advertising is slick. You really have to pay very close attention to EXACTLY what is said. For example, the companies that produce baby food say that they “screen” for nitrates. They don’t say that there are no nitrates in the baby food, though. I have no doubt that they “screen” for nitrates, but that isn’t [...]

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Coffee Taste and Aroma

Wine connoisseurs engage in wine tasting to judge quality. The evaluation of coffee taste and aroma to judge quality is called cupping. Although a master taster may be the one who judges coffee at an international competition anyone can try their hand, or tongue, at judging coffee taste and aroma. A so called expert may [...]

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Nutritional Value of Organic Food

According to the statistics issued by the government of the United States, the levels of trace MINERALS in fruits and vegetables started falling in 1940 and have declined steadily since. There is also evidence that there are more of these trace minerals in organically grown produce than in produce grown with the “aid” of toxic [...]

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What Is Premium Coffee?

Coffee farmers make more money from selling premium coffee that for non-premium grades. But what is premium coffee? Premium coffee has to do with the altitude at which the coffee is produced, rainfall, quality of the soil, and general weather conditions. Premium coffee also has to do with coffee processing infrastructure. Premium coffee beans are [...]

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Making the Organic Food Argument

I really don’t understand why there would be any argument in the first place about organic food being better and better for the human body than conventionally produced food. Every indicator says that organic food is better. There isn’t even a very convincing argument that conventionally produced food is better for anybody other than the [...]

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Colombian Organic Coffee Brands

Colombian coffee is widely acclaimed as some of the best coffee in the world. But what about Colombian organic coffee brands? Any coffee grown in Colombia qualifies for Juan Valdez designation, meaning that the Colombian Coffee Growers Association certifies it as 100% Colombian. Coffee from Colombia is good and healthy organic coffee from Colombia is [...]

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Low Fat Organic Meat

The subject of fat content – actually, the differences in the kind and level of fat – between organically produced meat and conventionally produced meat has been going on worldwide for a long time. I wish I could tell you that meat produced using organic methods was really lower in fat than meat produced using [...]

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