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Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

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NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Beyonce puts Veganism on Top with New Vegan Diet Delivery Service

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Everyone wants to know what this smooth-singing, high-riffing star does to stay in shape. Well, veganism just may have a great part to play in maintaining the star's fantastic bod! Beyonce and Jay-Z made headlines when they embarked on a 22 day vegan journey in the winter of 2013, with the help of their trainer, Marcos Borges. Beyonce shared pictures of yummy vegan meals that she and her husband ate via her instagram page. The 22 Days Nutrition Vegan diet was born out of the concept that it takes 21 days to continue or discontinue a habit, and by the 22nd day, a person will be well on their way to adopting the newly found lifestyle. "I am so grateful that I took the challenge and credit Marco with leading by example," says Beyonce. "He is the most energetic person I know and it's all because of his decision to live a healthy lifestyle. He came up with a great program to get people motivated to make better nutritional choices. All you have to do is try. I

Documentary Follows Fashion Consumers and Sheds Light on Harsh Conditions of the Sweatshop Worker

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Norweigian newspaper, Aftenposten , created a reality show for the purposes of gaining insight about the sweatshop industry. Ludvig Hambro, Anniken Jorgensen and Frida Ottensen are fashionable consumers who were chosen to experience what it is like to work in the typical sweatshop for a whole month. A few big chain retailers have been famously called out for engaging in crude corporate practices, particularly for utilizing sweatshops like the one featured in Sweatshop: Dead Cheap Fashion . What it's Like Working for 3 Bucks a Day If these three individuals' eyes were not opened about the harsh realities that go on within the clothes making industry, they have now gained consciousness about the matter through this experience. Cameras followed their every whim, move, and emotional outbursts as they communed with workers in a Cambodian sweatshop in Phnom Penh. The three young women were in awe of the conditions that they were asked to work in and the type of humdrum work tha