Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Moderate Consumption Linked to Increased Life Expectancy

Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Moderate Consumption Linked to Increased Life Expectancy

Consuming 3 to 5 cups of coffee daily is correlated to a longer lifespan. This conclusion is the result of a review of 30 years of data for 207,000 people who participated in the Nurses Health Study and Health Professionals … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Cappuccino and Caffe Latte?

What’s the Difference Between Cappuccino and Caffe Latte?

Happy National Coffee Day! This is another one of gazillion made up marketing holidays. Some coffee chains are giving away free coffee today, but if you are a connoisseur, you may be disappointed with the quality. to celebrate here, we’ll … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Reduce Your Sugar & Salt Dependency

8 Ways to Reduce Your Sugar & Salt Dependency

People who try to lose weight often revert to their old habits. When asked why, one of the answers always revolves around the complaint that healthy food is not tasty. We’d like to share some good news. It’s not that … Continue reading

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How Much Sugar in Starbucks “Lightly Sweetened” Iced Coffee?

How Much Sugar in Starbucks “Lightly Sweetened” Iced Coffee?

We’re in the heat of summer, and everyone is slogging through long, hot, and humid days. People hydrate more during July and August than the rest of the year. While this can be an opportunity to train the palate to … Continue reading

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Coffee or Tea: Which is Healthier?

Coffee or Tea: Which is Healthier?

People across the world can be roughly divided in to 2 groups: tea lovers and coffee addicts. The US is a coffee nation, but the UK and many parts of Asia are firmly rooted in tea culture. That said, many … Continue reading

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Caffeine, Decaf and Pregnancy

Caffeine, Decaf and Pregnancy

Caffeine, the stimulant in coffee, is generally regarded as safe. It may even provide some health benefits, when consumed in moderate amounts. The magic number for healthy adults is 3 cups of joe a day. What are the caffeine recommendations … Continue reading

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On National Coffee Day, A Useful Infographic for Connoisseurs

On National Coffee Day, A Useful Infographic for Connoisseurs

Today is National Coffee Day, another one of the hundreds of made up marketing holidays. Some chains like Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme are giving away free coffee (but not donuts). But if you want to be a bit more … Continue reading

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Stay Hydrated with these Real Foods

Stay Hydrated with these Real Foods

This is a guest post by Beth Warren, MS, RD, CDN. It is 4 pm. You wait outside, sipping iced coffee, with your feet up on the porch railing. A slight, heated breeze hits your face and you say, “Ahhh,” basking … Continue reading

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What’s Really Inside a Cup of Coffee?

What’s Really Inside a Cup of Coffee?

Although coffee accounts for only 2% of your cuppa Joe, it is quite a complex compound. Take a look at the video below to see what interesting (and frightening?) chemicals are in your cup. FREE: Lose weight with Fooducate Download … Continue reading

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Diet Cran-Energy: Healthy Drink or Another Disappointment?

Diet Cran-Energy: Healthy Drink or Another Disappointment?

Energy drinks are no bastion of health.  Sugar, artificial flavors, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners and tons of caffeine make them a bad choice!  But when we saw Ocean Spray’s Cran-Energy Sparkling drinks, we thought it could be different. Alas, yet … Continue reading

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