Tag: "Drink"

Ka'Chava
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Review: Ka’Chava – A New Health Drink

A few months ago, I received an email from Simon Malone, the founder of a new health drink called Ka’Chava, asking me to try his new drink and see what I thought. I decided to give it a try because I liked what I saw on the ingredient list. The ingredients were very clean and […]

yerba mate
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Yerba Mate: Maybe Not So Healthy

About a year ago, my husband introduced me to an interesting drink that had recently gained popularity in the United States: yerba mate. At first, I thought it was another tea made from the Camellia sinensis bush, but after tasting it, I realized that it had distinctive differences in flavor from the teas that I […]

What's It Going To Be? Tap or Bottled Water?
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What’s It Going To Be? Tap or Bottled Water?

“Would you like bottled water or tap water, sir?” the waiter asked. “Bottled would be great,” James answered.  Frankly, he was surprised there would be any question about which he would choose.  Everyone knew that tap water was poison, didn’t they?  “Do you have Evian?” “Of course, sir. I’ll bring that right out.” The waiter […]

Bottled Water: Not All Water Is Created Equal!
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Bottled Water: Not All Water Is Created Equal!

Stacey wanted to cut some unnecessary calories from her diet, so that she could lose a few pounds.  She thought the best place for her to reduce her calories was to replace her soft drinks and lattes with water.  The big problem was that she couldn’t stand the way that the tap water at her […]

Cream In Your Coffee?
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Cream In Your Coffee?

It had been one of those days.  Aaron had been unfocused and unproductive all morning.  Thinking that a short break might help, he headed to the break room and poured himself a tall cup of coffee. After stirring in three tablespoons of French vanilla non-dairy creamer, he took a sip.  He smiled.  He never could […]

Coffee's Redeeming Quality: Antioxidants
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Coffee’s Redeeming Quality: Antioxidants

Photo by Refracted Moments via Flickr There is something about waking up to the delicious smell of freshly brewed coffee. The aroma and flavor awakens our senses and starts the day off right! The only problem is that coffee is bad for us, right? Well, hold on a second. Coffee, if consumed in excess, does […]

BH4BP #35 - Sodas: Is Diet Really Any Better?
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BH4BP #35 – Sodas: Is Diet Really Any Better?

Photo by jagian via Flickr For most people, when they are feeling thirsty or tired and want an energy boost, they seldom reach for water or tea. They reach for a soda instead. Many of us are addicted to sodas. If we go a day without them, our energy levels go down and we feel […]

BH4BP #25 - Alcohol: Everything In Moderation
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BH4BP #25 – Alcohol: Everything In Moderation

Photo by *Micky via Flickr For many, alcohol is considered a pleasurable and even essential part of any party or gathering.  Luckily, alcohol does have some health benefits when consumed in “moderation” (moderation is the key word here).  However, people often take drinking too far during parties and wake up with a hangover the next […]