On a daily basis, 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide. Let’s dig into one of the world’s most popular beverages and talk through the good, the bad, and the delicious.
Links Mentioned in the Episode:
- Drink Recipe: Toasted Marshmallow Coffee Martini
- Acrylamide in the news
- Proposition 65
- Coffee consumption and increased metabolism
- Coffee consumption and decreased rates of type 2 diabetes
- Coffee consumption and decreased risk of cirrhosis
- Coffee consumption and decreased risk of liver and colorectal cancers
- Teeccino Herbal ‘Coffee’
- Types of Coffee
- Organic – Standards regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and require coffee to be produced without the aid of artificial chemical substances, such as certain additives or some pesticides and herbicides. The standards extend from soil quality to roasting process to packaging.
- Fair Trade – Non-profit organizations that ensure products are made according to a set of standards that encourage not only environmental sustainability but also that those involved in the production are treated and paid fairly
- Fair trade Certified – All of the above, plus a paid for seal of approval. Usually done by the larger farms / plantations.
- Direct Trade – Trade directly with the farmer
- Alison’s parent’s coffee
- Larisa’s Cold Brew Tools