Month: May 2014

Coffee Flour: The Next Superfood?

A new product is set to hit the market in 2015, and it could be the buzz of the baking industry — coffee flour. Made from byproducts of coffee production, this new ingredient can help farmers bring home more profit and give consumers a new option in healthy cooking.   Coffee beans are actually the

Early warning signs of diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects almost 24 million people in the United States and is the seventh leading cause of death in the country. Complications

Relieving allergy symptoms naturally

Ah, spring. Sunshine… gentle rain… the smell of fresh-cut grass… leaves on the trees… flowers in bloom. For many, spring means itchy, watery eyes… sneezing… congestion… and watching mold and pollen counts religiously.   What causes allergies?   Allergens can cause certain cells in the body to produce histamine, which cause certain reactions such as

The many health benefits of drinking lemon water

Everyone knows the benefits of drinking water, and it is well-documented that most Americans don’t drink enough water and live in a constant state of minor dehydration. Anything we can do to make ourselves drink more water is a plus. Adding lemon to your water is not just something you should do at restaurants. Lemon

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