Monthly Archives: September 2011

Harvard Study Confirms Caffeine in Coffee Fights Depression in Women

A new study conducted at Harvard University found that women who regularly consume the caffeine in coffee are less likely to suffer from depression than those who do not.  This finding is in line with the long-recognized fact, confirmed in repeated studies … Continue reading

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Coffee Tasting – Ethiopian Yirgacheffe

As I promised in my last post, here I compare the Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee to the Guatemalan Heuheutenango that I currently favor.  The Yirgacheffe has a distinctive flavor, caused partly by the fact that it is wet processed.  Here is … Continue reading

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Coffee Tasting – Central American

Well, Bennett has asked me to be a guest contributor.  So I’ll rehash some of my taste tests of various coffee beans and then survey some new ones. My first test was the Guatemalan Huehuetenango versus the very expensive Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Caffeine in Coffee Cuts Stroke Risk

A new study appearing in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association revealed that women who drank more than one cup of coffee a day had about a 25 percent lower risk of ischemic strokes than women who drank less.   Ischemic … Continue reading

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Zagat Joins Starbucks Evil Empire of Burned Coffee Beans

It might be hard to believe, but Zagat, for three years running, has voted Starbucks as the #1 Best Coffee among Fast Food and Quick Refreshment chains.  This, despite the fact that blind taste tests, including the ones conducted by Consumer Reports, … Continue reading

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Caffeine and Coffee Expert Bennett Alan Weinberg Joins ExpertInsight

NEW YORK, Aug 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — How much do you really know about Americans’ number one drug of choice — caffeine?  Are you a barista who wants to know more about your craft, a coffee connoisseur, or merely … Continue reading

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