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DRINKING TOO MUCH COFFEE MAY CAUSE MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY

By Monica / February 13, 2019

There are so many conflicting studies regarding the one of the world’s most popular drinks: coffee. Some say it causes insomnia; others say it might help you live longer.   The general consensus is that coffee, like most things, is healthy in moderation. But one new claim is that coffee might impact your body’s magnesium supply. “There are a few […]

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CALIFORNIA FINALIZES PROPOSITION 65 EXEMPTION FOR COFFEE

By Silvia / January 21, 2019

On 9 January 2019, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) took a further – and potentially final – step toward exempting coffee from Proposition 65 warnings. As highlighted on a number of occasions by C&CI, in June 2018 OEHHA issued a notice that it intended to adopt a new regulation that would create […]

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TRAVERSE CITY COFFEE SHOP SET TO SERVE CBD OIL INFUSED DRINKS

By kristina / January 17, 2019

A Northern Michigan coffee shop has a new menu item that is said to heal everything from arthritis to anxiety. Espresso Bay of Traverse City is now serving CBD oil-infused drinks. CBD oil is a legal cannabinoid that is derived from hemp. In Michigan, it is not classified as a marijuana, and contains less than […]

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LOCAL COFFEE COMPANY GIVES ADVICE ON PLASTIC STRAW BAN

By kristina / January 8, 2019

The path to becoming more eco-friendly as a state continues, the Washington legislature will introduce a bill this session to ban plastic straws. Seattle was one of the first cities to dump the straws last year. The bill would go into effect July 1, 2020, if it passes the legislature. While, the ban would not take […]

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COFFEE, BITTERNESS AND GENETICS

By kristina / December 4, 2018

New research suggests people who are genetically predisposed to be sensitive to the bitter taste of caffeine drink more coffee than those who are less sensitive. The desire for that caffeine rush may be so strong, we’ll seek out bitterness to get it. Marilyn Cornelis has been thinking about coffee for most of her life. […]

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