Chemists at the University of Bath collaborated with a British cafe to discover how the temperature of coffee beans affects flavor. “What you’re looking for is a grind that has the smallest difference between the smallest and largest particle,” said Christopher Hendon, a chemist who was involved in the study. Instead of storing your coffee in your cupboard, try sticking it in an airtight container and toss it in the freezer the night before you grind and brew.
There are some surprising health benefits to your daily caffeine fix [Photo: kaboompics.com via Pexels] Can’t function before you’ve had your first-thing coffee fix? It’s good for your heart Recent research has shown that drinking coffee in moderation (approximately 3-5 cups per day) may in fact protect you against heart disease.
If you aren't convinced you need these below ideas in your life, then these 20 Coffee Drinks with More Sugar Than a Can of Coke will change your mind! Adding coconut oil to coffee was made famous by David Asprey's "bulletproof" recipe—and for good reason, since coconut oil is a known fat burner comprised of medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) that are shown to increase calorie burn. Plus, the fat in the oil add a satiating taste to coffee, cutting down your hunger pangs for hours post-breakfast.
On a positive note, numerous studies have linked both coffee and tea to increased metabolic rate, smaller waistlines, and weight loss. Places like Starbucks and McDonald’s serve up high-concept, calorie-laden concoctions that have none of the amazing weight loss qualities that the originals have.
If you consider yourself a coffee aficionado, you need to know a lot more about coffee than the next random person. After all, its a matter of pride. Read on as we tell you some of very surprising facts about coffee, that you can use in conversation next time to impress your friends.
It’s true: My coffee grounds—and your coffee grounds—are very happy in the compost, which is where I dump them every day, brown paper filter and all. (And then, thanks to the New York City greenmarket compost system, they go on to fertilize green spaces all over the city. It’s a pretty good life for a humble cuppa joe.)
Once upon a time, I was dating a guy who blamed everything on coffee. Not caffeine, mind you, just coffee. Feeling tired? That’s because of coffee. Not thinking straight? Coffee! Didn’t sleep well? You guessed it — coffee. Ugh. This went on and on, and frankly I found it profoundly irritating (like, really profoundly and deeply irritating). It wasn’t so much that his points were wrong (though sometimes they were, which was even more irritating), it’s that I LOVE coffee. And, yes, I am the first to admit that I am addicted to it. ...
“Can you believe these jeans are made of recycled coffee grounds? Perfect for #NationalCoffeeDay! Thank you@AmericanEagle #ButFirstCafeX” Photo: @hilaryduff/Instagram American Eagle Outfitters really loves April Fools Day and annually punks its customers. Once the company released a fake ad for spray-on jeans and another time they introduced a line of doggy clothes (which actually proved to be so popular they produced it).