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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

Getting Cool for Beauty with Cryotherapy

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Spa lovers look out! A new beautifying method called Cryotherapy is making a very cool (no pun intended) name for itself at spa and wellness centers in cities like Mountain View, New York and Paris. Cryotherapy is a hypercooling beauty treatment that helps to decrease inflammation of the skin, boost metabolism, relax tired muscles, improve skin elasticity, skin tone, and even help to bolster athletic performance. So what exactly is Cryotherapy? Well, to make a long story short—it literally entails freezing your body or face off! Airy streams of liquid nitrogen flow over the face and body. Cryotherapy was originally created in Japan in 1978 as a method for treating arthritis. The modern day beauty who opts to go for a full body treatment, will stand in a tubular vessel that pumps out cool air at temperatures between -184 and -292 degrees Farenheit! You might be thinking, “Well goodness, wouldn’t I freeze to death?” The answer is: NO! For a not so cool price tag of around $90, you’