Archive for November, 2017


How Many Cups of Coffee a Day Are Best for You?

It is clear from numerous scientific studies that coffee has lots of health benefits and even has been shown to prolong life. But how much is enough and can you drink too much coffee? The British Medical Journal may be able to help us decide how many cups of coffee a day is best for [...]

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What Makes Organic Coffee?

Coffee used to grow in the wild. It was discovered in East Africa a thousand years ago. From its discovery in Ethiopia coffee was cultivated and domesticated as it spread across the world. The coffee that people discovered a thousand years ago was healthy organic coffee. Healthy organic coffee has been around for a long, [...]

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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke and Heart Failure by Drinking Coffee

The evidence that coffee has positive health benefits keeps on coming. Most recently a paper presented at an American Heart Association meeting demonstrates a reduced risk of stroke and heart failure in coffee drinkers. Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having stroke, according to preliminary research presented [...]

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Coffee Varieties That Defeat Leaf Rust

There is a fungus that infests coffee plants and threatens the world’s supply of Arabica coffee. It is coffee leaf rust in English and La Roja to Colombian coffee growers. This fungus is also the reason that the English converted from coffee drinkers to tea drinkers in the 19th century. In that era the main [...]

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Which Is the Safest Decaf Coffee?

The question has risen again of whether or not decaffeinated coffee is bad for you with an article in Consumer Reports. The first method used the chemical solvent benzene. We now know that when inhaled, even in small amounts, benzene can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and headaches, as well as eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation. [...]

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