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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

Alkaline Water: Is it Truly Beneficial ?

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Many popular American foods are flooded with sugar, unhealthy doses of salt, and bleached, white flour. Processed food is widely available in grocery stores and wholesale food markets all over the United States. Fast food restaurants are practically on every block and corner. Fast food and processed food has been a significant part of American culture. The foods that Americans are consuming may have to do with the increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease and cancer that our society is currently experiencing. Consuming food and drinks that are plant-based, nutrient-filled and organic is the best route to inner and outer health. Fast food and processed food can affect the body's acid-alkaline balance. The body's pH is usually between the range of 7.35 and 7.45 on the acid base scale. When acid forming foods are consumed on a daily basis, this place the body's internal environment in an acidic state. An internal, acidic environment can lead to sickness and disease.

WeWork Reduces Carbon Footprint with Meat Ban

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Wework is taking steps towards drastically reducing their corporate carbon footprint. The company issued an announcement this week stating that they are banning employees from expensing meals that contain red meat, poultry and pork. This meat-banning move will also include those meals served at corporate events. WeWork decided to incorporate a meat ban due to research, which suggests that taking meat out of one’s diet can be most impactful for reducing the environmental issues that this global society faces. Miguel Mckelvey, CEO of WeWork, stated to employees: “New research indicates that avoiding meat is one of the biggest things an individual can do to reduce their personal environmental impact, even more than switching to a hybrid car.” The self-serve kiosks in WeWorks’ 400 locations will no longer have meat on the menu. WeWork estimates that 15, 507, 103 animals, 16 billion gallons of water and 445 million pounds of carbon dioxide will be will be saved by 2023 due to this initiat

How to Go Green This Summer!

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How to Have an Environmentally-Safe Summer! The season for backyard barbecues and fun filled days at amusement parts is quickly approaching. Summer is such a special time. The weather's nicer, beaches are open, colors are brighter and the days are much longer. Around the house, flowers and plants are in full bloom, children are playing outside and big, bothersome bees are buzzing away. If you live in a location that experiences four seasons, then summertime is always a refreshing break from cold, harsh winters. Summer is a time for celebrations, graduations, 4th of July festivities, and other outdoor activities. The truth is that there is usually so much going on during the summer. Some of the daily activities that people participate in are not always eco centric or safe for the environment. So, what steps can you take to be sure that your summer is eco-friendly? (1) Grills Who doesn't love to bring out the grill during the summer? It certainly is the season for go