Coffee, Ritual and Wisdom

Sometimes, deep thoughts, philosophy and real-life wisdom come from the most mundane, everyday sources. For example, my morning coffee taught me something today. I realized that I’ve been drinking my morning brew from the same cup for over 15 years. Every morning that I’ve been home for morning coffee, it’s been in this mug. Two… Continue reading Coffee, Ritual and Wisdom

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Is Coffee an Obesity-Fighter?

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat’, the body’s own fat-fighting defenses, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes. The pioneering study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, is one of the first to be carried out in humans to… Continue reading Is Coffee an Obesity-Fighter?

Because Jamaican Blue Mountain…

Since I started my ketogenic eating plan back on January 8 of this year (28 lbs ago!), I’ve been avoiding afternoon coffee in favor of lots of water & the occasional cup of green tea. BUT…when my favorite Starbucks has Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee available on the Clover Brewer, it’s a “must-have!” Sometimes, “compromise” results… Continue reading Because Jamaican Blue Mountain…