Tag Archives: coffee

Sit Down and Take a Lid Off! Detox is a Dirty Word. (Part 3 of 4)

Detox is a Dirty Word Part 3: The Hormone Factor One of the most unsuspecting source of toxin overload in our bodies is xenoestrogens. Xenoestrogens are chemical compounds, natural and synthetic xenohormones which mimic the effects of estrogen in the body and disrupt the endocrine system.  And they sneak into our bloodstream in several ways: […]

Coffee from Mongoose Cat Poop!

During my travels around Bali, last January I stopped at a coffee tasting store along the road. I was curious about the Kopi luwak coffee I kept hearing about on the island. Kopi luwak refers to the seeds of the coffee berries once they have been eaten and digested by a cat – in this […]

Attention Coffee Lovers, Haters and Phobics!

So, is coffee good for you? Or bad? Since there is so much debate around this topic, I decided to write about it from a personal and professional standpoint. Caffeine is probably the most frequently ingested pharmacologically active substance in the world. I never liked the taste of it. I loved the smell and would […]