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One more cup of coffee a day could cut your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.

Researchers from Harvard University found that people who increased their coffee consumption by at least one cup per day over a period of years were 11% less likely to get Type 2 diabetes compared with people whose coffee-drinking habits didn’t change. 377 more words


Natural Processed Coffee

Typically in those countries such as Brazil where water is not readily accessible to farms, the dry process is the preferred method of processing. In this process, the coffee goes through a cursory separation to remove any debris then the cherries are set out on drying patios for anywhere between 2 to 6 weeks. 181 more words

A Small History on Coffee

The origin of coffee has been shrouded in numerous myths for centuries but has its roots in the Middle East. One story tells of an Abyssinian – currently Ethiopia – goat herder named Kaldi who after stepping out into his field was shocked to see his goats missing.  755 more words

Brewing Fundamentals

Unlike wine where the winemaker has complete control of the product up to the time of bottling, coffee requires that the consumers use a bit of their own skills during beverage preparation. 801 more words

The perfect cup of coffee boils down to four factors

 Here we look at how tweaking variables can make the difference between a velvety smooth coffee or a scalding, bitter mess.

It’s hard to get a bad coffee these days. 1,036 more words

A coffee addict’s guide to the universe Part 1

Coffee, the bitter beginning to so many people’s mornings, has been enjoyed by humans since at least the 13th century when the first roasted coffee was served. 778 more words

5 Caffeine Facts You Didn't Know

Think you know caffeine? Check out these five caffeine facts that will blow your mind.

1. Women metabolize caffeine slower than men

Under normal conditions, caffeine has an average half-life of ~6 hours. 633 more words