The world's most expensive coffee, kopi luwak (literally, "civet coffee") is brewed from coffee beans that have been eaten and partially digested by the Asian palm civet, a catlike wild animal.
"How do you want your coffee?" is a question that we hear a lot. A coffee colon cleanse probably would not immediately come to mind.
Overcoming coffee addiction can be tough for many people, especially when the headaches, jitters, and other nasty withdrawal symptoms start kicking in. But finding alternative sources of daily energy to replace caffeine with just might be the best thing you ever do for your health. Here are seven alternatives to coffee that will help you overcome morning fatigue, gain lasting energy throughout the day, and ultimately defeat your coffee addiction.
A major challenge merchants face when decaffeinating coffee is maintaining flavor. The caffeine contains much of the bean’s yum-factor, and the processing draws out more than caffeine but also other important flavor chemicals. It turns out that the popular stimulant doesn’t separate easily from its vessel, so manufacturers have had to devise methods powerful enough to remove the one constituent without stripping all of the seed’s treasures.