Tag Archives: coffee

Cancer prevention tip: Drink up!

We’ve discussed healthy food options that lower cancer risk, but did you know certain drinks also have disease-fighting properties?  Research has demonstrated how common, popular beverages can be valuable tools in the fight against cancer. Whether you prefer hot or…

Cancer Awareness

Water Street Coffee Joint roasts Kalamazoo

Before August, I knew there were some good things happening in Kalamazoo’s foodie scene but little did I realize just how much was happening. Then I had the pleasure of participating in a two-day farm and foodie tour of the…

Can a cup of coffee a day keep prostate cancer away?

Is that morning cup-a-joe providing protection against prostate cancer? New research out of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle says it’s a possibility that shouldn’t be overlooked. Although researchers say coffee isn’t a cure for prostate cancer, a…

Cancer Awareness


How to cut down on coffee in the office

Do you start your mornings (and your workday) with a cup or two of coffee? Join the crowd. About 83% of U.S. adults drink coffee, which makes us the world’s No. 1 consumer of this popular beverage.  Some 60% of…

Wellness at Work

Simpatico Coffee puts the ‘nice’ in coffee

If you’re anything like me, a day doesn’t officially start until you’ve started drinking the first cup of coffee of the day. There’s nothing comparable to the aroma of fresh coffee and the sound of a full brew. Studies show…


Winter spices for coffee drinkers

On the obsessed side of “self-proclaimed coffee addict,” I’m always on the look out for new concoctions, and dedicate an entire Pinterest board to my love of the warm, caffeine juice.  My favorite time of the year is when Starbucks…



Could caffeine be part of a healthy lifestyle?

If you enjoy coffee, tea or even dark chocolate, you are probably used to having caffeine coursing through your veins on a daily basis.  While that was once considered to be detrimental to your health, a recent spate of news…

Recent Study: How Coffee Drinking May Fight Off Prostate Cancer

That’s right, men: top off that cup of java because it really is good for you.  The study by the Harvard School of Public Health indicates that drinking coffee reduces the risk of prostate cancer amongst men. And the more coffee you…


How Coffee Helps me Stay Energized, Motivated and Healthy

What gets you going in the morning? If your answer is coffee, you’re not alone. I can’t get my first cup fast enough, especially when I can smell it brewing and know a fresh pot is waiting for me in the kitchen….



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