Archive for July, 2014


Antioxidant Rich Organic Coffee from Colombia

A while back we wrote about an antioxidant rich diet. We noted that you can stay healthy with an antioxidant rich diet. Antioxidants are substances found in healthy organic coffee and other foods. They help reduce the incidence of Type II Diabetes, many forms of cancer, depression and diseases as diverse as Parkinson’s disease and [...]

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The Healthy Chemistry of Coffee

How many chemicals are there in a cup of coffee? The answer is: about 1,500! These chemicals are good for you as evidenced by the many health benefits of drinking coffee. The reason to drink healthy organic coffee is that as many as 133 contaminants may be in a cup of commercially available coffee. These [...]

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Panama Gourmet Coffee

We often mention Panama mountain grown organic coffee on this web page. We also note that there are a lot of small coffee growers who use sustainable agricultural practices who do not seek USDA organic coffee certification or certification by other agencies such as UTZ or Rainforest Alliance. There are several producers of Panama gourmet [...]

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Environmental Impact of Sun Cultivated Coffee

Traditional coffee farms grow coffee in the shade. The plants are interspersed under a forest canopy, typically in a cloudy mountain habitat. There is no need for synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides or fungicides in such a sustainable habitat. The result is organic shade grown coffee whether it is certified or not. But, the increased demand [...]

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Organic Coffee Brands

Come to Latin America for the best organic coffee brands. Latin American produces more coffee than anyone else and reliably the best organic coffees come from the Eje Cafetero (coffee growing axis) in the mountains of Colombia or western Panama in the province of Chiriquí. If you want to find the best organic coffee, look [...]

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Best Cup of Organic Coffee

As we come to the end of the soccer (futbol) world cup a few comparisons about coffee come to mind. First and foremost is the question of where to find the best cup of organic coffee in the world. There are certainly organic coffee competitions and a few years back a Panama Mountain Grown Organic [...]

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Does Coffee Make Sex Better?

Does coffee make sex better? Interestingly scientific research shows that coffee can lead to sexual arousal in females. Studies of sixtyish men and women show that coffee drinking women have sex more frequently and coffee drinking men have higher potency. A common sense finding is that coffee gives you a physical and mental boost that [...]

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Does Coffee Enhance Athletic Performance?

If you are a morning jogger, weekend soccer player or weight lifter does coffee enhance athletic performance? Does it cause problems? Is there any prohibition to the use of coffee as a stimulant in organized sports? The last question is the easiest to answer. Coffee is considered a food or beverage and its use is [...]

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Antioxidant Rich Diet

Stay healthy with an antioxidant rich diet. Antioxidants are substances found in healthy organic coffee and other foods. They help reduce the incidence of Type II Diabetes, many forms of cancer, depression and diseases as diverse as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Although there are foods and beverages that contain higher concentrations of antioxidants, coffee [...]

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