Is lab-grown coffee the new lab-grown meat? Experts aren’t convinced

November 09, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC While many people are still debating the merits of lab-grown meat—aka meat grown in a lab through cultured cells from animals—most experts agree on one point: anything that cuts down on factory farming is a win in the sustainability department. So logically, it would make sense to apply … Continue reading Is lab-grown coffee the new lab-grown meat? Experts aren’t convinced

5 energy-boosting coffee alternatives to rebrand your morning java fix

October 06, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Despite several seasons of Gilmore Girls suggesting otherwise, it’s a truth universally known in the wellness world that coffee dependency is No Good (particularly for anxiety). Which I will say is a big issue for those of us who are decidedly not morning people. What’s a coffee alternative … Continue reading 5 energy-boosting coffee alternatives to rebrand your morning java fix

To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

September 20, 2019 at 12:01AM by CWC Some people swear they can drink coffee all day—even after dinner—and still drift off to sleep minutes after their head hits the pillow. Others won’t touch caffeine at all after early afternoon, saying if they did, they’d be “up all night.” My colleague’s doctor advised her to should … Continue reading To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

6 healthy foods that will keep your energy levels up—no coffee necessary

August 20, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Want healthy snack ideas that will keep you going like the Energizer bunny? Watch the video. There’s a reason why having free coffee at the office has basically become a human right—some days, it feels impossible to get through the day without it. Ditto a vending machine full … Continue reading 6 healthy foods that will keep your energy levels up—no coffee necessary

Everyone at my gym is sipping coffee mid-workout, and nutritionists told me why

August 07, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC I’ve noticed a new trend in the gym of late, that’s become about as pertinent as one-shoulder sports bras and wide-leg yoga pants: People drinking coffee during their workouts. As a morning-exercise fan, I’ve always gulped down a cold brew before hitting the megaformer, which RDs say is totally … Continue reading Everyone at my gym is sipping coffee mid-workout, and nutritionists told me why

Is decaf coffee healthier than regular coffee? Here’s what an MD has to say

July 28, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC Let’s get something straight right now: Despite getting a bad rap as a necessary evil, coffee—in all its caffeinated glory—is actually healthy. It’s been linked to better cognitive function, lowering one’s cancer risk, and living a longer life, which one could argue is the greatest health benefit of … Continue reading Is decaf coffee healthier than regular coffee? Here’s what an MD has to say

9 keto-approved muffin recipes that pair perfectly with buttered-up coffee

July 15, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC When making the switch to a new eating plan, there’s inevitably some growing pains. If you’re going vegan, it might be figuring out what veggie burgers actually hit the spot. New to the Mediterranean diet? So begins your Google search into more creative ways to cook with fish … Continue reading 9 keto-approved muffin recipes that pair perfectly with buttered-up coffee

Aw crap, was drinking coffee before my workout a terrible idea?

July 09, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Coffee is probably the closest substance we have on earth to actual magic. Just one daily cup provides all kinds of health benefits: it may protect your peepers from glaucoma, decrease your lifetime risk of cancer, and even potentially reduce your risk of an early death. A 2014 … Continue reading Aw crap, was drinking coffee before my workout a terrible idea?

Meet the El Salvador region where you can chase all the waterfalls and artisanal coffee

June 20, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Ruta de las Flores is a gem of an El Salvadorian region that winds through five small colonial towns. At less than two hours from San Salvador and Santa Ana, it’s a popular day-trip destination for the weekend food festival in Juayúa, the center of Ruta de las … Continue reading Meet the El Salvador region where you can chase all the waterfalls and artisanal coffee

A coffee-cup reader taught me how to see images, messages, and meaning in my mug

June 18, 2019 at 08:24AM by CWC With my Greek relatives being long gone, all I have left to speak for my heritage is my tasseography abilities (which refers to reading coffee cups, tea leaves, sometimes, wine sediments). And a bunch of gold costume jewelry. And 14 photo albums. And a family-heirloom hookah. (Okay, I come … Continue reading A coffee-cup reader taught me how to see images, messages, and meaning in my mug

8 natural ways to keep your energy up without resorting to coffee

June 07, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC So you’ve decided to give up caffeine—good for you (and godspeed). There are a ton of reasons why people give up coffee and other forms of caffeine, whether it’s to help with anxiety symptoms or to stop feeling such a crash in the afternoon. But whatever your reason, … Continue reading 8 natural ways to keep your energy up without resorting to coffee

This morning yoga routine is more energizing than a cup of coffee

June 06, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Getting up in the morning is hard (coming from a dedicated snooze button hitter), but getting up in the morning to work out is exponentially more difficult. I’ve tried almost every exercise out there to get my bod going for the day, from boot camp to running and … Continue reading This morning yoga routine is more energizing than a cup of coffee