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Antioxidants are molecules that fight what they call free radicals. Those free radicals are compounds that can cause harm to your body if their levels become too high. They are linked to multiple illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Your body has its own antioxidant defenses to keep those free radicals in check. However, antioxidants are also found in food especially in fruits, vegetables, and other plant-based whole foods. Coffee was found to have even more antioxidants than most fruits. Organic coffee beans grown at high altitudes and close to the equator have the highest levels. The best way...

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We can look for a variety of excuses to validate the need to get a cup of coffee, but I will now provide you with scientific studies that will give you the ammunition to enjoy it guilt free! I was able to find quite a few health benefits of drinking our favorite brew. First, using organic beans is definitely my personal choice found to be most important to my health. Here are a few more:Improving your memory: Researchers at the Radiological Society of America found that drinking two to three cups of coffee, improved short-term memory as well as lowering...

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Whether you are celebrating with a Passover or Easter dinner this weekend, great coffee is always appreciated. If you are lucky enough to be with family and hosting any of these meals, you might be wondering which coffee to serve. If unsure of your guests preferences, perhaps you can offer them a few options. Most guests would be satisfied with a rich medium or dark roast( Nicaragua, Pull or Special Prep among others) poured from your favorite coffee pot, but adding a few more options could make it a little more interesting. Using a French Press or an aeropress, could...

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When April comes around, we are certainly ready to welcome it with open arms . We can feel and hear nature come to life. Needless to say, we love waking to every tweet and witness the long awaited eruption of sprouts. The beauty of it all, is the rebirth of nature and how it coincides with our own. The thought of eating better, exercising and enjoying a more active lifestyle, is very exciting. The sun and its warmth, nourishes our souls and gardens. It is time to prepare our body and mind for the vibrant season ahead. Taking the time...

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Growing Your Own Organic Favorites in Pots:  You might not have much room for a large garden, but if you can fit a few pots on your patio, you might enjoy creating your own little healthy and tasty herb garden. All you need is good organic soil, and healthy herbs and/or tomatoes as well as peppers or any other vegetables that will grow in pots. With proper draining and watering as well as the right amount of sun, you will be able to savor the tastiest and freshest produce. If you have the space for a larger garden, you can...

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