So, this is a bit off topic for those of us who love drinking coffee. We have previously discussed the benefits of drinking coffee. How about using coffee as a skin care product? A coffee scrub, when used on your body can have several beneficial effects. They are easy to make at home and easy to use. You only need a few ingredients you probably have in your pantry and about 20 minutes to combine and use. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using a coffee scrub: 1. It is a natural exfoliant Yes, coffee grounds […]
The past year has been hard on many of us who miss the one on one interaction of other people. Being shut in and separated because of the pandemic has added to loneliness and stress levels for millions of people. And this can have serious mental health repercussions. It turns out, coffee can mitigate this and the most recent research says coffee reduces suicide risk. From The Harvard School Of Public Health: The authors reviewed data from three large U.S. studies and found that the risk of suicide for adults who drank two to four cups of caffeinated coffee per […]
What is protein coffee? Yes, we’re talking about another coffee trend that everyone simply must try. Or maybe not. Let’s take a look. Simply put, protein coffee, or proffee, is adding some form of protein to your coffee. It can be animal, whey or plant based protein. Actually, this has been a thing for like ever because people have been adding milk to coffee for like…ever! And, milk has a good amount of protein. But now it is becoming more fashionable to add animal or veggie protein powders, or high protein veggie based milks, among many other protein sources. Are […]
Drinking coffee as a morning treat and smelling its soothing aroma have been enjoyed by coffee drinkers for thousands of years. But Premium coffee has not been available throughout history. People often use it to start off their days in the morning, as a warm drink during the winter, or even as a treat after meals. The coffee industry has evolved over the past few years, as more and more distributors have experimented with new ground coffees and coffee blends. Take advantage of the many benefits that premium coffee can offer you if you are a coffee drinker. Here are […]
If you’ve ever crafted your own beer, you may also be intrigued by the idea of roasting your own coffee starting with raw green coffee beans. Now that you have a coffee grinder, it’s time to roast it. A perfect cup of coffee will be yours when you roast and grind your own coffee. You can use anything simple like a frying pan or popcorn popper as a roaster. Whatever you use, you need to make sure that it is very clean. You don’t want to ruin the taste of your coffee with oils or food that has been cooked earlier. […]
If you’re reading this, you most likely are a coffee lover like me! Since you probably drink a lot of coffee you might as well maximize the coffee health benefits. We have previously discussed the health benefits of drinking coffee. Now, let’s discuss making it an even healthier experience. Yes, there are ways to make drinking coffee even better for you! These tips come from Dawn.com Drink Coffee Right Before You Work Out Coffee is know to boost your metabolism. From a previous post: Coffee improves physical performance by increasing the amount of adrenaline in your bloodstream. So, your workouts […]
So, one of the big questions about coffee and heart health; Is it good for you? Most of us get a jolt of energy with that first sip of coffee in the morning. It feels great! It helps us focus. But are we doing harm to our heart? Not according to the latest studies. In fact, coffee is good for your heart, according to the findings. From EatThis.com: This may be music to your sleep-deprived ears: new research convincingly shows that, for most people, enjoying coffee on a regular basis may actually be good for your heart. This is one of the reasons […]
Is there a link between coffee and liver health? We reach for our morning coffee to help us wake up and stay alert. We know that studies continue to show the many benefits of drinking coffee such as improving brain function and living longer. Now there is another showing there is a link with coffee and liver health. Overall, coffee is very good for your liver. Via Cleveland Clinic: “Coffee is especially helpful when it comes to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease,” says Dr. Wakim-Fleming. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease occurs when extra fat builds up in liver cells. It affects 1 […]
A new study shows that caffeine does not help sleep deprivation.
We’ve all been there. You wake up after a night of poor sleep. Feeling groggy and exhausted, you reach for that magical elixir called coffee. You get your energy boost. You start to feel less tired. But do you perform better after drinking coffee? Not according to a new study.
We are learning more and more about how coffee benefits so many aspects of our biology. Now, a new study shows that coffee benefits brain function! A study out of Portugal’s University of Minho School of Medicine compared several factors of brain function with coffee drinkers and non-coffee drinkers. The team led by School of Medicine President Nuno Sousa used MRI scans for the study. EatThis.com reports: As a result, Sousa and his team discovered that there is, indeed, a connection between drinking coffee and “a more efficient and beneficial pattern of connections with respect to motor control and alertness.” In […]