Eating Chocolate Can Help You Lose Weight

Eating Chocolate Can Help You Lose Weight

FLASH: I suspect that virtually no 1 needs reason to love chocolate, but if you dom here is 1. According to a new study, the phenolic compounds in cocoa bean shells may help reverse obesity.  The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois, suggests that 3 of the phenolic compounds in the shells […]

Coffee: From Bean to Brew

Coffee: From Bean to Brew

FLASH: Coffee is healthy, and it can keep us awake Forget energy drinks, this caffeinated beverage has been the preferred drink for many people worldwide for hundreds of years. In fact, 50% of American citizens 18 and over, consume this delicious coffee bean flavored water daily From Bean To Brew: Making coffee is the same […]

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

$OLMIY, $BYCBF FLASH: Asia’s biggest producer of cocoa beans is looking to diversify and make more Top-quality beans. The farmers in Tabenan, Bali, set aside 80% of their output for the single origin Bali bar made by Pipiltin, the Jakarta-based company founded in Y 2013 to produce premium chocolate from Indonesia-grown beans. Malaysia aims to […]

Americans are Drinking More Gourmet Coffee Than Ever Before

Americans are Drinking More Gourmet Coffee Than Ever Before

Americans are drinking more gourmet coffee than ever survey results from the National Coffee Association revealed Saturday. Now fully 61% of the coffee drank in the United States is described by consumers as gourmet, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the NCA and released during the group’s annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. […]

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans Chiang Mai province in Northern Thailand Wednesday launched a Lanna Thai Coffee Hub campaign to promote the production and sales of quality Coffee beans. In a press conference, Chiang Mai provincial Governor Pavin Chamniprasart said the 5-year campaign, set to begin next year, will be […]

Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Herbicide Dicamba Destroying Gardens and Orchards 

Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Herbicide Dicamba Destroying Gardens and Orchards 

Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Herbicide Dicamba Destroying Gardens and Orchards $MON As the US growing season entered its peak this Summer, farmers began posting startling pictures on social media of fields of beans, peach orchards and vegetable gardens withering away. The photographs served as early warnings of a crisis that has damaged millions of acres of farmland. […]

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains According to a recent review published in Frontiers in Nutrition Cocoa beans, it found are a rich source of flavanols, a class of compounds that has neuroprotective effects. Italian researchers studied available literature on the effects of cocoa flavanols on the brain, what happens to your brain in […]

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health A huge study and meta-analysis has sought to find a link between Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Along with those disorders come related problems like hypertension, elevated fasting glucose and triglycerides, and high cholesterol, abdominal obesity.4 But rather […]