Archive for June, 2015


What Is Chicory Coffee?

If you have visited New Orleans there is a good chance that you have tasted chicory coffee. What is chicory coffee? Chicory coffee contains the root of the chicory plant. Chicory grows wild in Europe and has adapted to North America and Australia. Roasted and ground chicory has a flavor similar to coffee so when [...]

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What Is Nitro Coffee?

Nitro coffee is ice cold coffee, slightly bubbly, on tap. People have likened its appearance to a glass of Guinness on tap. The coffee is treated with nitrogen, or carbon dioxide, under pressure and chilled in a keg. Those who have tried it say that nitro coffee is sweeter and less acidic than other cold [...]

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Are There Minerals in Coffee?

Coffee is good for you. It wakes you up in the morning and keeps you from falling asleep in the afternoon. You can reduce the risk of Type II diabetes with coffee. You would think that perhaps coffee is chuck full of vitamins and minerals but that is not the case, with one exception. Coffee [...]

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Bottled Cold Brew Coffee

A refreshing summer drink is cold brewed coffee. Cold brewed coffee is about two thirds less acidic than espresso or percolator coffee. It has to do with extracting caffeine and healthy antioxidants but less acid using a slow, cool extraction process. Basically the coffee just diffuses out of the ground beans over a few hours. [...]

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Coffee As Medicine: the Right Dose

We have written frequently about the benefits of regular and organic coffee for your health. More and more the world has come to realize the medical benefits of coffee, both the caffeine and antioxidants. Because we could think only of the health benefits of coffee, we should consider coffee as medicine and ask what is [...]

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Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Even The New York Times is jumping on the coffee band wagon with an article about coffee’s benefits. Here is a snippet of what they have to say. Just last year, a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies looking at long-term consumption of coffee and the risk of cardiovascular disease was published. The researchers found [...]

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Listing of Organic Coffee Brands

Coffee is good for you and healthy organic coffee is the best. But how do you find organic coffee? What brand names do you look for? What kind of certification should you see on the bag to know that you are getting real organic coffee? Organic Coffee from Colombia Some of the best organic Arabica [...]

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