5 Caffeine FACTS and 5 caffeine MYTHS

Caffeine is the world’s most commonly used stimulant drug. It was previously only available in coffee, tea and soda, but now you can also get caffeine in unexpected products like energy drinks. Despite the popularity of coffee, there are still many myths associated with it, such as it can dehydrate you. Read on to learn … Continue reading 5 Caffeine FACTS and 5 caffeine MYTHS

Study: Coffee drinkers have higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

Coffee is an excellent drink that does more than just energize your body — it helps keep your arteries healthy, staves off obesity and protects the brain from age-related damage, among other things. Recent studies also suggest that coffee can boost gut health. One study, in particular, linked high coffee consumption to higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria and improved composition of the gut microbiome. … Continue reading Study: Coffee drinkers have higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

Coffee prices are about to skyrocket thanks to unusual weather and COVID-19 labor shortages

If you can’t start your day without a proper cup of coffee, get ready to dig deeper into your pocket as analysts report that coffee prices are poised to soar. The spot prices of Brazilian robusta coffee Espirito Santo have almost doubled this year, climbing from 356 to 769 reais per 60kg bag. The cheaper … Continue reading Coffee prices are about to skyrocket thanks to unusual weather and COVID-19 labor shortages

13 Brilliant uses for used coffee grounds

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. But coffee is good for more than just a morning pick-me-up. Used coffee grounds have many practical uses in your home and in the garden. You can even incorporate used coffee grounds into your daily skincare routine. Here are 13 clever uses for used coffee grounds: (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) Body … Continue reading 13 Brilliant uses for used coffee grounds

Coffee prices soaring due to “systemic” coronavirus supply chain disruptions

Global supply chains are breaking down due to the government’s endless Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions, and the latest consumer commodity casualty is coffee. According to reports, a longstanding imbalance of shipping containers around the world is spiking transportation costs for coffee, which could end up spiking the cost of coffee for end consumers. Coffee processors of … Continue reading Coffee prices soaring due to “systemic” coronavirus supply chain disruptions

Reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 1 serving a day may lower diabetes risk by at least 10%

Researchers from the U.S. and China suggest that drinking a serving of water, coffee or tea in place of a sugary beverage may lower Type 2 diabetes risk by up to 10 percent. In a paper published in the Diabetes Journal, they further revealed that swapping sodas and 100 percent fruit juices for diet sodas and artificially … Continue reading Reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 1 serving a day may lower diabetes risk by at least 10%

Feeling tired after enjoying a cup of coffee? You should probably limit your caffeine intake, advise researchers

A lot of people rely on coffee to keep them awake and improve their focus. That’s because coffee contains caffeine, a natural stimulant that’s also found in tea and cacao plants. But if you’re a frequent coffee drinker and notice you’re feeling more tired, you might need to lay off coffee – experts say that caffeine can … Continue reading Feeling tired after enjoying a cup of coffee? You should probably limit your caffeine intake, advise researchers

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)

Coffee and green tea are popular beverages, especially among those who need a pick-me-up to start their day. However, according to an expert, drinking green tea is ideal if you want to sleep better at night. Caffeine is a stimulant and consuming too many caffeinated drinks can affect your sleep quality. But if you’re a hardcore coffee … Continue reading Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)

Delicious Iced Chai Latte Recipe

Source: Delicious Iced Chai Latte Recipe by Dr. Edward Group If you're a heavy coffee drinker, consider trading it for tea instead. Tea can provide a huge array of health benefits and, if it's the caffeine you must have, may be a more "mild" substitute. Here's a recipe for a favorite of mine, a vegan-friendly, iced chai … Continue reading Delicious Iced Chai Latte Recipe

Understanding the diet-diabetes connection: What you need to know about preventing and managing your risk

Type 2 diabetes is a life-threatening illness, but it’s one that you can largely prevent through lifestyle choices. At the Nutrition 2019 conference held in Baltimore earlier this year, several interesting studies were presented that show just how much what we eat – and the way that we eat it – can impact our risk one way … Continue reading Understanding the diet-diabetes connection: What you need to know about preventing and managing your risk