Category Archives: Health

Why Certify?

We make a point of selling not just coffee, but USDA Organic, Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, and Bird Friendly-Certified coffees. So what does it matter, or are we frivolously jumping on that green marketing machine? Coffee is the world’s second-largest traded … Continue reading

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Can Coffee Burn Fat?

Can you believe that it is already March?!  I know I cannot!  Summer is quickly coming and it is time to get ready for bathing suit season! Previously, I have written about how green coffee bean extract can help you … Continue reading

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Does Coffee Really Dehydrate You?

Over the years, I have always heard that coffee dehydrates you and that it is bad for you.  However, with new research, more and more studies are finding that coffee is very beneficial to one’s health. Contrary to popular belief, … Continue reading

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The Best Time to Drink Coffee

How many of us drink coffee as soon as we wake up?  I am guessing that a great deal do, including myself, but is that the best time to consume coffee? From a scientific standpoint there is an optimum time … Continue reading

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K-Cups: Are They Really Safe?

Hey everyone, More and more people are getting Keurig machines for the convenience of making one cup at a time at a push of a button.  However, do we really know how safe these machines are? There are numerous Keurig … Continue reading

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Can Coffee Reduce Breast Cancer from Returning?

Due to the recent news of Angelina Jolie undergoing a preventative double mastectomy after learning that she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene (which sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer), I think its important … Continue reading

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Are Organic Coffee Farmers Abandoning Their Crops?

Hey everyone, A few months ago we did a blog post on why you should choose organic farming over conventional.  It mostly looked at health reasons of organic being better, but it did not focus on the farmers.  In this … Continue reading

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Can Caffeine Be Beneficial to Your Exercise Regimen?

Hey Everyone, It is the New Year and with the New Year comes resolutions.  Every January, roughly one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way.  However, a much smaller percentage of people actually stick with their resolutions. … Continue reading

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Can Coffee Decrease Depression in Women?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1 in 10 U.S. adults report depression. And that statistic does not include the people who do not report it and seek treatment. MedicineNet.com defines depression as “an … Continue reading

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Fall Coffee Drinks Decoded

Hey everyone, I came across this article on the Huffington Post and wanted to pass it along to all of you.  The article looks at popular fall drinks and their nutrition content.  Let’s look at what we are getting ourselves … Continue reading

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