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Top Rated Coffee Grinders for Every Coffee Lover

A good coffee grinder can make the difference between an average cup of coffee and a great cup of coffee. Using your own freshly ground beans rather than ready ground coffee from a packet makes for a much fresher and more tasty coffee, whatever time of the day you are drinking it. When buying a […]

Turkish coffee and prostate health

Usually when you read articles in the press about coffee, the articles contain warnings about caffeine consumption and how drinking too much coffee is dangerous for your health. However, there has been recently released research which turns all of this upside down, and has found that drinking any type of coffee, including Turkish coffee,  actually […]

How To Fix a Cuisinart Espresso Machine

Cuisinart is generally a good quality brand which produces great machines which will make coffee for you reliably, month after month. However as with any machine there is the chance that things may go wrong from time to time and it’s wise to know how to troubleshoot some of the most commonly found faults so […]

How to make espresso

Espresso coffee was invented in Italy, and the work comes from the Italian for “under pressure”. As the name suggest it is one of the quickest methods of making coffee, and is served up for drinking straight away. Espresso is also one of the strongest types of coffee, and is served up in tiny cups. […]

How to make great French Press Coffee

French press coffee makers are among the most popular types of coffee makers in the world as they are cheap to buy and easy to use. As they are not mechanical, there are no moving parts to go wrong and you don’t have to plug them in to make them work. French press coffee pots […]

How to make iced coffee using a food processor

Most people have a food processor in their kitchen and they are a very useful piece of kit to make preparation quicker, more efficient and less time consuming. Although they are most often used when making food or preparing ingredients for baking, food processors can be indispensable in making the perfect glass of iced coffee […]

Coffee and Leptin

The word leptin comes from the Greek for thin, and it is one of the key hormones in the body which is collected with metabolism and energy. It sends signals to the brain that block hunger pangs and mean that appetite is controlled. Leptin is one of the main things added to diet drinks and […]

Does Coffee Affect Metabolism?

Most people know that drinking a strong cup of coffee or taking some of those caffeine based energy pills gives you a boost to your energy levels and makes you feel temporarily more alert. It can also be found in many diet pills and drinks, promising to speed up your body rate and burn off […]

Benefits of Caffeine

Most of the media coverage about the health effects of drinking coffee focus on the negative, with warnings about cutting down on consumption for those who are pregnant or who have underlying problems which predispose them to high blood pressure or diabetes. However, when you look behind the headlines into the academic work which has […]

Caffeine and Weight Loss

If you look through the ingredients in creams which promise to rid you of cellulite or unwanted wrinkles, you’d be surprised to see caffeine often listed as one of the ingredients. It’s also well known that black coffee is very low in calories and therefore appears to be the perfect drink for those watching their […]