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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...


"Did You Know?" Interesting facts about coffee, caffeine and coffee substitutes

We love our "Did You Know?" section in this blog and are always on the look to learn more interesting things about coffee, caffeine and coffee substitutes, so enjoy more "Did you know?" facts.  Did you know that the term “Coffee Substitute” was first used in English in an article titles: “Food and Food adulterants” by H.W. Wiley. Adulterants (such as chicory, dandelion roots, grains and beans) were widely used in coffee in the 1800s and the early 1900s. Did you know that caffeine in plants acts as a natural pesticide and herbicide. Did you know that the the term...


Date Coffee - The Tea and Coffee Alternative

Looking for a natural alternative to coffee and tea? We invite you to discover a secret that was known only to the Bedouins, ancient desert dwellers, who first took note of the many health benefits derived from this beverage. Delight your senses with the pleasant aroma and delicious taste of Date Coffee – a tasty and healthy alternative to tea and coffee. Date coffee is a coffee substitute that offers a rich, coffee-like flavor yet none of the caffeine or acidity (no more acid reflux caused by coffee) found in coffee or tea which can stimulate the nervous system or...


A Brief HISTORY OF COFFEE ALTERNATIVES IN THE USA

Coffee and coffee substitutes in the USA are a relatively recent phenomenon. Due to coffee prices at the time, coffee alternatives are about as old as coffee itself. It was the rash of "tea parties" in 1773 after the Tea Act threatened Colonial rights and created an East India Company monopoly on the tea industry had an impact on coffee sales: Coffee eventually took tea's place as the primary hot beverage in America. In these times, coffee was mainly consumed for medicinal purposes and was still too expensive to drink every day. The "coffee crash" of 1881, when unsuccessful attempts...