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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

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.

5 WAYS TO GREEN YOUR KITCHEN THIS SUMMER!

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Summer is on the horizon and it is the perfect time to start thinking about ways that you be more environmentally responsible. The average person spends a lot of time in the kitchen. This is one part of the house that can receive an influx of visits throughout any given day. The kitchen is probably one of the best places to “green” since much of our time is spent cooking, cleaning and eating there. There are hundreds of methods that you can adopt to begin making your kitchen an environmentally safe room. Here are a few! 1.) Get rid of Your Usual Detergents and Cleaning Products Most cleaning and dishwashing products utilize harmful chemicals and ingredients. Dichloromethane (DCM), alkyl phenoxy ethanol (APEs), 1,4 Dioxane, chlorine are common chemicals than can be found in your favorite brand of dishwashing liquid or all-purpose cleaning product. These chemicals can be harmful and are speculated to be cancerous. Not only are cleaning products that possess these chemicals toxi