Monthly Archives: June 2011

Coffee Prices Rise and Fall…

On May 3, when Arabica futures contract prices hit a 14-year high of $3 a pound, some analysts predicted prices could reach an unprecedented $4 a pound, as low world supplies of coffee beans left coffee buyers scrambling. However, now … Continue reading

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Caffeine and an “Attitude of Success”

Many studies have proven that caffeine increases feelings of optimism and self-confidence and dispels boredom and fatigue.  Caffeine also increases mental and physical capacities and allows you to release your hidden potential.  Can there be any doubt that this line … Continue reading

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Filter Drip Coffee: Paper vs. Metal Filters

One of the best and most popular ways of making coffee is the filter drip method.  Most commonly, the filter used is disposable and is made of paper.  Sometimes, however, reusable metal, often gold-plated, filters are used instead.  Both methods … Continue reading

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Yemeni Mocha Coffee — The Oldest and Perhaps Still the Best

Coffee first appeared in history in the Yemen in the beginning of the sixteenth century.  You can read about its stormy beginnings, when Kha’ir Beg, the Meccan police chief, banned coffee and shut down the first cafés in the world, … Continue reading

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Caffeinated Soap

We’ve often talked about the benefits of taking caffeine internally, whether in coffee, tea, or caffeinated soft drinks or in pills or capsules.  But caffeine is also said to have a number of beneficial effects when applied topically, in the … Continue reading

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Caffeine Does NOT Dehydrate!

One of the most abiding false charges against caffeine is that using caffeine causes dehydration.  For decades, health “experts,” including many physicians, have been warning athletes and others that they should avoid caffeine if they want to avoid depleting their … Continue reading

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