Exotic Alternatives to Coffee

When any of us need that extra energy kick, we immediately turn to coffee. But there are other alternatives besides chugging this caffeinated, addicting drink. Tea, smoothies and other drinks are great substitutes, and it’s good to switch it up every so often. Drinking too much coffee can have negative effects on your health and body, so try switching up your daily cup of coffee for something else. Read more

What's with the Coconut Craze?

Countries in Southeast Asia have long treasured coconut for its ample health properties and sweet, rich taste. The water, milk and oil derived from this tropical fruit have recently become a trendy food in the U.S. but not without skepticism. Coconut itself, along with its milk and oil has a high-saturated fat content, the fat dieticians want you to avoid. How can coconut be healthful if it’s full of saturated fat? Turns out, saturated fat comes in different kinds.Read more