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Healthy Ice Blended Mocha Java (Recipe)

Here's a perfect drink to beat the summer heat and the 4 o'clock slump in one shot! This recipe delivers a healthy alternative to coffee shop drinks. The maca, raw cacao and green coffee bean all c…

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What Happens When You Drink Caffeine?

“This coffee falls into your stomach, and straightaway there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move like the battalions of the Grand Army of the battlefield, and the battle takes place. Things re…

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Mocha Frozen Yogurt

YIELD 8 servings Ingredients 1 pint chocolate milk 2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt 2 teaspoons cocoa powder 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder or instant coffee 1/4 cup granulated sugar I…

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3 Healthy & Energizing Coffee Alternatives

Most people wake up every single day and go straight for the cup of coffee! Coffee can be healthy in moderation, but in large amounts can be very dehydrating and acidic to our bodies. Not to menti…

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Is Your Coffee Destroying the Environment?

When we buy our fancy coffee at our favorite local coffee joint, we probably assume we're getting quality ingredients that are a-okay with the environment. Sadly, new research shows that this is not a…

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12 Surprising Uses for Leftover Coffee

There are lots of ways to reuse coffee grounds, but what about uses for leftover coffee itself? That brown beverage is good for more than just your morning wake-up. More coffee reuse ideas: How to Re…

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5 Reasons K-Cups Aren’t OK for the Environment

All-in-one coffee and filter things are a quick way to make just one cup. But these coffee pods---coffee's convenience craze of the century, otherwise known as "K-Cups"---are also a quick way to wr…

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Beer or Coffee: Which One Should You Drink? [Infographic]

When it comes to cultural history and beverage development, you'll be hard pressed to find two drinks that had a bigger impact on humankind than beer and coffee. Both have been a part of our civili…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?  It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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Do You Drink Coffee Between 8 and 9 a.m.? Here is Why You Should Not.

If you are an early riser, you have reason to congratulate yourself. Waking up in the early hours of the morning gives you dozens of vital health benefits. It helps you go to bed early and be more …

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Great ideas. Love the ice cube one. I do that with lemon juice, too. Got these great Meyer's lemons …

Linda L. I found this on the Mayo clinic web site: "In reality there's no good evidence that carbona…