People who drank either green tea or coffee daily had about approximately 20~30 percent lower risk for one type of stroke, compared to those who seldom drank them.
Nashville, TN – There’s good news for lovers of both green tea and coffee: each may help lower your risk of having a stroke, especially when both are a regular part of your diet, according to research published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
“This is the first large-scale study to examine the combined effects of both green tea and coffee on stroke risks,” said Yoshihiro Kokubo, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., F.A.C.C., F.E.S.C., lead author of the study at Japan’s National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center. “You may make a small but positive lifestyle change to help lower the risk of stroke by adding daily green tea to your diet.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Today, over our morning coffee, my husband and I were watching HLN. It’s the only news we can handle because it is not political, apocalyptic or intentionally depressing. And when Robin Meade says, “Good morning sunshine!” I am thoroughly convinced she is talking to me.
They shared a story of a doctor in Africa who saw a need and worked towards a solution. Too many children and women in Africa die during childbirth. She identified one of the problems as a lack of electricity in the clinics, which equals poor, or no lighting and no fetal monitoring. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – My name is Mat Lasater. I’m CEO of Lasaters Corporation, the Founder of the Lasaters Coffee & Tea® Franchise, owner of LASATERS® Construction, LLC and LASATERS® Coffee, LLC. But, most importantly, I’m also a husband, a father, a brother, an uncle, a child of a King, a son, a grandson, a nephew… I’m also just a ‘somewhat’ regular guy… only different - I’m a business owner.
Most of us business owners are not rich, but, we’re doing our best to provide an enjoyable work environment for our employees, put food on our tables and give (when we can) to our local communities. «Read the rest of this article»
A Coffee and a Prayer Drive Through for You
Clarksville, TN – For most people the holidays are a time of cheer, for others it can be hard times when it comes to thinking of loved ones lost or perhaps in our town a husband or wife that is overseas in the military leaving their families behind unable to share Christmas with their loved ones.
Nashville, TN – As if the welcoming aroma of the freshly brewed coffee weren’t enough to entice your senses, local coffee houses around the country have added another weapon to their culinary arsenal, the pastry display case.
Soft, delicate pastries line up inside the shiny, glass case beckoning coffee house patrons to choose the perfect treat to compliment their coffee. Although this is a luxury we allow ourselves every now and then – or maybe daily – these delectable treats get a little pricey by the dozen.
Dallas, TX – If you drink coffee regularly in moderation, you could reduce your risk of heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation Heart Failure.
Researchers, analyzing previous studies on the link between coffee consumption and heart failure, found that moderate coffee drinking as part of a daily routine may be linked with a significantly lower risk of heart failure. In contrast, indulging excessively may be linked with an increased chance of developing serious heart problems. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Single-Cup Coffee Makers by BSH Home Appliances recalled due to burn hazard.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. «Read the rest of this article»
A Coffee Drive Thru and a Prayer for You
Clarksville, TN – Although most people think of the holidays as a time of cheer, for others it can be a hard time when it comes to thinking of loved ones lost or perhaps in our town a husband or wife that is overseas in the military leaving their families behind unable to share Christmas with their loved ones.
For this reason, Appleton’s has joined with the First Church of the Nazarene to offer a little something to help brighten up people’s mornings on their way to work. Starting tomorrow, December 21st thru Christmas Eve, stop by Appleton Harley-Davidson from 7:00am-8:30am for their Coffee, Prayer and a Doughnut drive through. «Read the rest of this article»
Latest coffeemaker testing results reveal modern features that offer added conveniences, but often at the expense of price and performance
Yonkers, NY – The classic coffeemaker has given rise to many new variations that offer consumers more than just a good cup of Joe. However in certain cases, Consumer Reports found that these added perks come at a cost.
In its recent tests of 61 coffeemakers, Consumer Reports tested models that brew two different coffees at once, double as a single-serve pod machine and even talk back to consumers, but some had a higher price tag and a poorer performance rating. «Read the rest of this article»
Hours of Testing Finds New Champs Among Colombian and Ethiopian Varietals; America’s Best-Selling Brands, Folgers and Maxwell House, Score Only Fair
Yonkers, NY – Consumer Reports brewed over 1,000 cups of coffee to deem two new champs among Colombian varietals in the latest issue available on newsstands today. Gloria Jean’s Colombian Supremo Medium Roast and Newman’s Own Organics Colombian Especial Medium Roast beat Consumer Reports top pick from the March 2009 report, Eight O’Clock Coffee.
The former champ delivered less flavor than in past tests even though their slogan claims, “New Look, Same Great Taste.” While America’s best-selling brands, Folgers and Maxwell House, scored only Fair far from perfect taste profiles. «Read the rest of this article»
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