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Caffeine Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant and Other Health Benefits of Coffee

Caffeine Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant and Other Health Benefits of Coffee

For many, coffee is more than a beverage – it is a way of life. As we struggle to get out of bed and face the day, the seductive aroma of fresh brewed coffee awakens our senses and encourages us to power forward, anticipating the recharge that comes from that first cup of coffee. However, you may be surprised to learn that coffee has significant benefits beyond its ability to invigorate our body and spirit, thanks, in part, to antioxidants.

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Caffeine Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant and Other Health Benefits of Coffee

Caffeine Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant and Other Health Benefits of Coffee

For many, coffee is more than a beverage – it is a way of life. As we struggle to get out of bed and face the day, the seductive aroma of fresh brewed coffee awakens our senses and encourages us to power forward, anticipating the recharge that comes from that first cup of coffee. However, you may be surprised to learn that coffee has significant benefits beyond its ability to invigorate our body and spirit, thanks, in part, to antioxidants.

Best Coffee Maker with Grinder – top pics and guide 2018

If you’ve looked around for more than five minutes at coffee makers online, there’s no doubt you’ve discovered that there are a lot of coffee makers out there. The sheer volume of pages written about these coffee brewers on the internet is enough to break down any under-caffeinated seeker. We understand your pain, so we’ve developed this guide to help you find the right coffee maker that fits your unique needs and circumstances.

Coffee pods and beans

Coffee Pods & Capsules

Coffee pods and capsules have risen to popularity in the past few years. A coffee pod or capsule is basically an amount of coffee held within a small container. The container is then entered into the coffee maker and brewed. The simplicity and ease of use of a single pop of coffee brewed with little to no cleanup is something that consumers all over the world have fell in love with. This article will help you discover all about pods, capsules, and how to choose between the two.

Siphon/Vacuum Coffee Makers: A Complete Guide

The plethora of brewing methods out there is staggering. Among the more interesting brewing methods falls the siphon or vacuum brewing method. These coffee makers are often referred to as siphon pots, siphon brewers, vacpots, vacuum brewers or similar. They all have one thing in common, and that is the method of drawing water up, through the coffee grounds, then back down as a clean cup of coffee. This article will take you through everything you need to know about siphon pots.

Iced Coffee

Quick & Easy Iced Coffee with the Aeropress

While a nice hot cup of coffee can be a nice warm treat on a winter morning, the same cup might be completely undesirable during a summer afternoon. Iced coffee is very easy to make with the AeroPress® coffee maker. The Aeropress brews a delicious cup of iced coffee very quickly, and for only about $25.

Can You Really Make Espresso with the Aeropress?

The Aeropress makes its claim that it is in fact a coffee AND espresso maker. This fact can and is argued by coffee purists. Espresso fanatics are quick to point out that while the Aeropress makes a strong, concentrated coffee blend, it is not quite an espresso brew by definition.

How to make Crema with Aeropress

How to Make Crema with the Aeropress

One of the main qualities of espresso is the creamy foam called crema which is produced when espresso is brewed.

The Aeropress is commonly praised as the best press coffee and espresso maker. We did an article on creating espresso with the Aeropress and the biggest difference between an espresso maker and the Aeropress is that the Aeropress doesn’t normally create crema. It is, however, doable. Read to find out how.

French Press

Aeropress vs French Press

We took a good look at the french press and the Aeropress. Yes they both press, but is one better than the other? Read to find out.

Aeropress is BPA Free

BPA or Bisphenol A is a chemical which behaves similar to hormones in your body such as estrogen. BPA is used in the manufacture of products such as water bottles, baby bottles, dental fillings, medical devices, dental devices, eyeglass lenses, DVDs/CDs, sporting equipment and electronics.