What’s in Your Favorite Coffee Drink?

Cappuccino, caramel macchiato, pumpkin spice latte, extra whipped cream mocha—we all have our favorite coffee drinks. They’re sweet, delicious, and give an extra boost of energy. Who wouldn’t love that, right? While these drinks are a tasty treat, they typically have a lot of extra saturated fat (unhealthy fat) and added sugar. While fat and … Read More


Coffee: Is it Good for our Health?

The answer is…it can be. About 54% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. So, how does coffee affect our health? Recent studies indicate there are positive outcomes depending on our intake and what we put in our coffee. Moderate consumption of coffee may contribute to reduction of disease risks. These diseases … Read More


Coffee and Health

Did you know, a plain cup of brewed coffee has only 2 calories and no fat. However, if you like to add flavored creams, sugars, etc., the calories quickly add up. See how many calories just 1 tablespoon of these extras can add to your coffee: • Heavy whipping cream: 52 calories • Table sugar: … Read More


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