Tag Archives: Caffeine
Chicory

Your Facebook questions answered: Is chicory tea a stimulant? What about decaf tea?

Question: “I have a new question which came up at our local tai chi class. Having tea at each class is part of the ritual but of course there are many who can’t have/won’t have caffeine so herbal teas are made instead. Now people are throwing out herbal teas with chicory because of the belief […]

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Grocery Innovations Canada 2014: What’s in store for you?

Foods shows are fun – usually.  I get a chance to sample all kinds of offerings while checking out what’s up and coming for local grocery stores or health food emporiums.  So  it was with great anticipation that I set out to explore the  annual grocery industry trade show, Grocery Innovations Canada 2014. Natural and […]

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Is your coffee a dietary demon?

How you prepare or drink your coffee is key to reap its perks l While your cup of java, besides providing you with pleasure and likely giving you a kick start to your day, does indeed offer an assortment of health benefits. There are, however, some potential downsides of coffee. The beverage made headlines a […]

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Eating for your genes

It’s a new dawn in the link between your genes and what you put on your plate. Do you get frustrated reading about nutrition research? Have you noticed that when a new study touting the benefit of a certain food is published, soon after another one, which has the opposite conclusion, makes the headlines? For […]

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