Archive for the ‘organic coffee and health’ Category


Mice with Alzheimer’s Should Not Drink Coffee

We have reported numerous health benefits from drinking coffee. Included in our reports was one entitled Forget Your Alzheimer’s and Drink Your Coffee. Research carried out at the University of South Florida implies that it may be time to forget your Alzheimer’s and drink your coffee. Alzheimer’s disease is the condition seen often in old […]

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Last Word on Coffee: It’s Good for You!

We have written extensively about the health benefits of coffee. While there are still a few naysayers, here is the last word on coffee: it’s good for you! The Annual Review of Nutrition published a comprehensive review entitled Coffee, Caffeine, and Health Outcomes: an Umbrella Review. Here is the short version. To evaluate the associations […]

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Egg in Your Coffee versus Egg Coffee

Remember in the movie Rocky when Sylvester Stallone drinks raw eggs before going out on his morning run? The rationale was that he needed all that protein because he was in training for a major boxing match. Now there is a new craze in the world of coffee. People are putting a raw egg in […]

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Why Is Coffee Bitter?

Coffee has a unique and, for some, an acquired taste. Caffeine plus two compounds created when coffee is roasted result in a bitter taste that is unique to java. Caffeine is the minor partner in the bitterness endeavor. The main two culprits are both antioxidants, which are the chemicals responsible for so many of the […]

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Is Coffee Healthy for You or Not?

Despite repeated scientific studies showing the benefits of drinking coffee a lawsuit is moving forward in California claiming that coffee causes cancer. We just wrote an article, Does Coffee Cause Cancer? The lawsuit hinges on whether or not the chemical acrylamide which is produced when coffee is roasted causes cancer in coffee drinkers. But it […]

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Does Coffee Cause Cancer?

Newsweek reports that California is going to add warning labels to coffee out of fear that coffee causes cancer. What is this all about? First what does Newsweek say? A lawsuit filed by the organization in 2010 resumed earlier this week, the Associated Press reports. Its chief complaint is that retailers such as Starbucks, Whole […]

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Benefits of Drinking Coffee Improve with Age

Research has shown that if you drink coffee you live longer. That is to say that over a given period of time coffee drinkers are less likely to die than folks who don’t drink coffee. Another scientific study has come out with the ultimate health benefit of drinking coffee, drink coffee and live longer. The […]

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Organic Gardening with Coffee Grounds

Summer is upon us and that means gardening. And whether you have a few pots of tomatoes on the patio or a large plot of ground, sustainable agriculture is the way to go. Organic gardening is fun and it is healthy. And organic gardening with coffee grounds is a great way to return mulch and […]

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Lose Weight with Organic Coffee

There are lots of health benefits of organic coffee but how about weight loss? A few years ago there was a suggestion that you could lose weight with green coffee beans and green coffee extract. A recent study reports that a group of overweight volunteers lost a significant amount of weight by taking a gram […]

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Avoid Liver Stiffness by Drinking Coffee

You can help out your liver by drinking coffee, even if you drink too much alcohol or have a really bad diet. That is what a study published in the Journal of Hepatology (liver) says. Coffee and herbal tea consumption is associated with lower liver stiffness in the general population. Coffee and tea have been […]

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