Category Archives: DRINKS

These Easy Tweaks Will Make Your Coffee Healthier

 

Here’s a reason to really enjoy your morning cup of joe: it practically qualifies as a health food these days. Coffee can improve your mood, jumpstart your metabolism, boost your workout, and help you focus, among other amazing benefits … read more

Coca-Cola Is Adding Fiber to Coke. Is That Even Helpful?

 

When I heard about Coca-Cola Plus, a zero-calorie Coke with added fiber, I thought it was an April Fool’s joke I somehow missed. Especially when the company claimed this ridiculous product is meant for a “health-conscious consumer.” No sugarcoating … read more

Bubbles 101: What’s the Difference Between Seltzer, Sparkling Mineral Water, Club Soda, and Tonic Water?

 

 

With so many different kinds of bubbly waters that all seem like they’re one in the same, it can be tricky to keep track of them all. From tonic water to seltzer to mineral … read more

Counting Carbs With Wine

The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants in them that may block free radicals, prevent heart disease, cancer, and other conditions associated with aging seems to have some validity. Polyphenol, catechin, and cholesterol-reducing resveratrol are found predominately in red … read more

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All January and early February, as glacial winds smacked us in our face on the walk to school — and somehow back too (uphill, both ways, etc.) — I counted down the days until we would go to Florida to

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5 Amazing Teas That Calm Inflammation

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Inflammation is a natural process by which the body uses white blood cells to protect us from infections and other foreign organisms like bacteria or viruses.

However, in some cases the body gets it wrong, triggering a misdirected inflammatory response … read more