coffee

Don’t fall for this myth! Rather than sobering you up, coffee makes it harder for people to realize they are drunk. When you drink too much alcohol, you feel tired and intoxicated. When you drink alcohol and chase it with caffeine, you feel awake and competent to handle situations, such as driving. You may feel … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Known for their one-cup brewing system, Keurig has teamed up with Green Mountain Coffee to introduce a Wellness Collection of K-Cup packs. The first products in the Wellness Collection include: Green Mountain Coffee … Read More

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If you drink 3 or more cups of coffee a day you lower your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, respiratory conditions, diabetes, infection, and even injuries and accidents. The evidence comes from a study that followed 400,000 American men and women aged 50 to 71. Coffee contains over 1,000 compounds all of which … Read More

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Use paper coffee filters. Cafestol, a compound found in coffee, raises cholesterol. But making drip coffee with paper coffee filters, removes coffee oils which contain cafestol. … Read More

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A study from the University of South Florida and the University of Miami concluded that drinking moderate amounts of coffee daily can reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s or delay its onset. With Alzheimer’s disease, plaques and tangles accumulate in the brain killing nerve cells and their connections. This leads to progressive and irreversible memory loss. … Read More

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We love to try new kitchen gadgets. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. There is always a lot of discussion about how to best store coffee – whole beans or ground, refrigerator or freezer, or simply in a canister on the kitchen shelf. Most coffee experts would tell you the ideal storage is as whole beans in an airtight container, in a cool (not the freezer) shady place. Coffee contains volatile oils that are released in roasting and give each variety its characteristic flavor. These oils decay over time and grinding speeds up the process. So grind just what you need and use the grinds immediately. Friis has developed a Coffee Vault to preserve coffee freshness. … Read More

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Research shows that 1 to 3 cups of coffee a day lowers the risk for heart and inflammatory disease (such as arthritis) in post-menopausal women. If these results hold up in other studies, it will be a powerful health message since coffee is the second most consumed drink in the world. … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Seattle’s Best Coffee has introduced two new product lines – ready-to-drink, canned, iced lattes and a new level system to help you find the right roast for your coffee taste buds. Selecting coffee today … Read More

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For most of us coffee, equals its energizing properties. Coffee — or more specifically the caffeine it contains — can increase alertness and stimulate performance in high-intensity, short-duration activities, like sprinting. Drinking caffeinated coffee regularly is mildly addictive. And, stopping caffeine intake abruptly can cause headaches and other annoying symptoms. But, the caffeine habit is … Read More

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Do you drink coffee regularly? How much do you know about it? Test yourself here! True or false? Coffee causes high blood pressure True and false! Moderate intakes of regular coffee have no effect on blood pressure readings, but habitual high intakes can cause a rise in blood pressure. True or false? Caffeine is dehydrating … Read More

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