Date Seed Coffee - The Healthy Caffeine Free Coffee Alternative

Wake up and smell the coffee!

It turns out you really do need to wake up to smell the coffee. Research studies show that humans cannot smell while deeply asleep. Did you know that our sense of smell makes up between 75% and 95% of what we taste? When we can not smell, certain food completely lose their taste. For those amongst the coffee alternatives drinkers who suffer from Gluten. Did you know that there are gluten-sniffing helping dogs? We all know that dog's sense of smell is way better than ours, but how much better? Well, lets say some of us may tell by the...


The Sex Life of a Date

 Date Palms are unique in that they are either a male tree or a female tree. The male trees produce pollen, and the female trees produce flowers. Unfortunately, neither birds or bees are attracted to the flowers, so the females have to be hand pollinated. Pollination is a complicated process in date cultivation. If one were to depend on wind-aided natural pollination, 50 per cent of the trees should be male, which makes date farming uneconomical. This, therefore, necessitated the adoption of a manual pollination process to ensure a rich crop. The natural, wind-aided pollination of date palms is a...


Date Varieties

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Tags Coffee Alternatives, Date Seed, Dates, Did You Know?, Health

Dates are available year round, but because they are harvested in fall and early winter, they’re freshest then. There are three main categories of dates: soft, semisoft, and dry. "Dry dates" are not dates that have been deliberately dehydrated, as is the case with other kinds of dried fruits. Instead, they simply contain relatively little moisture when ripe. Whereas your dried apricots, banana, papaya, kiwi or for that matter almost any dried fruit may contain added juices, sweeteners and preservatives usually sulfites or more precise "Sulfur Dioxide"), dates are naturally dried.   Here are some varieties of dates you may find in...


Replace Your Coffee with these 5 Great Alternatives to Coffee

We often hear from friends and colleagues who try to give up on coffee how terrible they feel. The difficulty for some people, particularly heavier users of coffee, to give up on coffee is truly great and should not be underestimated! For some people it can be harder than giving up on sugar or even alcohol. The medical literature has a long list of reported caffeine withdrawal symptoms. These include fatigue and low energy, difficulty concentrating, decreased alertness, irritability, tension and muscle stiffness, caffeine withdrawal headaches to mention just a few. Unfortunately, decaffeinated coffee can’t be recommended as the caffeine...


Coffee - Questions and Answers

Everything you wanted to know about Coffee Why Does Coffee Hurt My Stomach? Answer: Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, which can cause the stomach to produce excess stomach acid. This excess stomach acid can contribute to gastritis or ulcer formation. Caffeine can also cause cramping of the abdominal muscles, which may result in additional pain or discomfort. Can Coffee give you gas? Answer: The laxative effect of coffee is so strong in some people it has been observed only four minutes after drinking it. Decaffeinated coffee has been shown to have the same effect so researchers don't think caffeine is solely...