Coffee is 99% water, but it is it a hydrating or a dehydrating? Actually, it's both. Though caffeine is a mild diuretic, the water content of the coffee balances out and essentially negates the diuretic properties of the caffeine. If this sounds surprising, you aren't alone in your shock.
Drink coffee, grow young
Drinking, scrubbing, and just all-out loving your coffee tightens and brightens your skin, gives your hair that youthful glow.
Who’s there? Coffee the hallucinogen
Hearing things lately? Depending on how great an adventurer you are, what I am about to tell you will either be viewed as gravely disturbing or delightful, in a twisted sort of way. Recent studies have found that people with high stress, who drink three or more cups of coffee per day are more likely to hallucinate.
How fresh are your beans?
Few things disappoint as much as brewing a cup of coffee only to discover the beans are bad. Thankfully, there are a few quick actions you can take before brewing to assess a bean freshness: smell, look, touch, and test.
Hot & spicy mocha – 2 ways
Are you a fan of chocolate in your coffee? Do you like a little heat with your chocolate? If so, one of these hot and spicy mocha recipes is just for you! The first recipe uses a very chocolaty whipped cream. If you lean more towards chocolate than spice, this is your baby. The second uses a sweet and spicy chocolate frothed milk. If you prefer a touch of chocolate with your spice, this recipe will be hot enough for you! Either way you can't go wrong when you combine coffee, chocolate, and a little spice!!
Must-try coffee drinks when traveling in Asia, Africa, and the Americas
Coffee lovers, it's time to get some sugar and spice into your cup! If you are traveling to Africa, Central / South America, or Asia, we encourage you to drink like a native. These nine wonderful drinks are weaved into local tradition -- from ceremonies to egg cream, we encourage you to explore the bounty... Continue Reading →
The tea lovers guide to coffee
For tea drinkers, navigating the world of coffee can be a mammoth and often frustrating challenge. The good news is, it doesn't need to be! Tea and coffee, while natural enemies in the beverage industry, are more like apples and pears than apples and oranges. Below are our coffee suggestions for tea lovers looking to... Continue Reading →
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