Keep the latte, lose the calories and fat

Pumpkin spice, maple spice, pecan, vanilla…however you take it, a good latte is delightful. A good latte can also be deceptively, unexpectedly caloric — and fattening if you are topping off your sweet drink with a touch of whipped cream. Think I’m exaggerating? Let’s get some perspective: a grande (16-ounce) Starbucks latte made with whole… Continue Reading →

The truth about coffee, cancer, and acrylamide

In 2018, a California judge ruled that coffee companies must post warnings about acrylamide in coffee. Shortly after, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) reversed the ruling, stating that coffee does “not pose a significant risk of cancer”1. The United States Food and Drug Administration supported this decision, stating that warnings “would be… Continue Reading →

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