If you’re not ‘descaling’ your coffee maker, prepare to be grossed out

February 28, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC I hate to break it to you, but your coffee maker is probably pretty icky. From the outside, it looks nice and shiny sitting on your counter—but if you were to look inside, there’s a good chance you’d never want to sip your coffee ever again. According to … Continue reading If you’re not ‘descaling’ your coffee maker, prepare to be grossed out

I gave up coffee and tried this wellness-boosted tea for a week—here’s what happened

February 17, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC I’ll just come right out and say it: I love coffee. I love the taste, the way it smells, and the act of ordering it at a coffeeshop. Even forking over that extra dollar for oat milk brings me joy. The one thing I don’t love? Feeling like … Continue reading I gave up coffee and tried this wellness-boosted tea for a week—here’s what happened

Love Coffee Or Tea? Researchers Find Your Genes May Be To Blame

January 30, 2020 at 06:58PM What makes something a favorite food? Is it how it tastes, that we grew up with it, or something more intrinsic? Well, a new study found that our favorite foods may be correlated with variations in our genes. Turns out your morning coffee may be less of a favorite habit … Continue reading Love Coffee Or Tea? Researchers Find Your Genes May Be To Blame

Vitamin B Deficient? Starbucks Coffee Is Here To Help With A Healthy Add-In

January 18, 2020 at 09:03PM The newest coffee add-in isn’t a trendy new alt-milk; it’s good old-fashioned vitamins. If you ever have trouble remembering to take your capsules each morning but can’t ever go without a cup of coffee, this might be really good news. On a post on their site this week, Starbucks teased some … Continue reading Vitamin B Deficient? Starbucks Coffee Is Here To Help With A Healthy Add-In

How to be productive at work (all day) without that post-lunch cup of coffee

January 17, 2020 at 08:56PM by CWC If you think you’re the only one wishing you could take a nap at your desk a couple hours after you’ve finished lunch, take a look around. See all the stifled yawns and sleepy eyes? The tricky part about inviting your co-workers on an afternoon coffee run is … Continue reading How to be productive at work (all day) without that post-lunch cup of coffee

Plant-based creamers are making a splash in coffees everywhere—here’s how they compare nutritionally

January 17, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC It was only inevitable that once alt-milks became nearly as commonplace as cow’s milk that a slew of other trends-within-the-trend would follow. Nut milk yogurt, “nice” cream, and plant-based butters have since risen in popularity too, and now a new iteration of dairy-free products is gaining steam: plant-based … Continue reading Plant-based creamers are making a splash in coffees everywhere—here’s how they compare nutritionally

Nut Milk Isn’t Just For Your Coffee: Clean Beauty Embraces Plant-Based Milk

January 17, 2020 at 12:37AM Alternative milks have seemingly taken over the supermarket, with a new plant-based version popping up every season (walnut milk, banana milk; you name it). But plant-based milk’s reign over the grocery aisle is also starting to conquer skin care—and for good reason. Just as how you might look to vegan … Continue reading Nut Milk Isn’t Just For Your Coffee: Clean Beauty Embraces Plant-Based Milk

Curtailing Caffeine? Here’s A Tea For You Based On How You Take Your Coffee

January 12, 2020 at 10:33AM One of the most popular (and potentially the most difficult) feats when the new year rolls around is to quit the caffeine. After the first of January, it seems that each year people gain a newfound purpose to cut back on the energizing yet addicting elixir that is coffee. But … Continue reading Curtailing Caffeine? Here’s A Tea For You Based On How You Take Your Coffee

You Gotta Try These Keto Hazelnut Muffins (With A Cup Of Coffee, Of Course)

January 11, 2020 at 11:35AM I’ve said this many times, but it’s something that I truly believe: In order to lose weight and improve your health, you need a plan that works for the long term in real life. This is where keto comes in. These gorgeous, nutty muffins taste as good as they look … Continue reading You Gotta Try These Keto Hazelnut Muffins (With A Cup Of Coffee, Of Course)

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