Dry January, a month free of alcohol. Dry January is a month when many people voluntarily stop drinking alcohol after the excesses of December and start the new year on a sober, clearer, more refreshed and healthy note.
Most of us drink it every morning. Some can hardly function before their first cup. There are so many stores, cafes, and restaurants devoted to getting more coffee in our system everywhere we turn. We drink so much of it, but what exactly does it do to our bodies?
If you’re a coffee lover, you know that drinking coffee is a complex and nuanced experience—there’s the rich aroma, the comforting warmth, and the loveliness of the ritual of sitting down with a fresh cup. Many people drink coffee for the caffeine, and while it's great for a morning pick me up, coffee is so much more than just a shot of stimulation. Here's some important life lessons coffee has taught us.
For some people it's the best part of the day. It wakes you up. It tastes delicious. The grinding, percolating, and brewing can be a religious experience. It's coffee! For as much as we love it there are tons of stuff most people don't know about their favorite beverage. 1. To Bean or Not to Bean- It's all a lie. A coffee bean is not actually a bean. They're the pits of the cherry-like berries found on the flowering shrubs, but we call them "beans" because of the resemblance to legumes. 2. Espresso-Yourself- It's not just a fun word...