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CDC: 75% Of US Kids Consume Caffeine Daily

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly 75 percent of kids have caffeine every day. But it’s not just coming from soda. Kids are also drinking more coffee and energy drinks. Experts say that’s a concern because those beverages can contain much higher amounts of caffeine than soda and iced tea. Dr. Elissa Rubin from Happy and Healthy Pediatrics in New York echoes the sentiment from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

02/10/2014

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Thief Swipes Donation Jar, Coffee From Gas Station

Savage Police are investigating after a man stole a donation jar intended to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network from a gas station early Thursday morning. According to police, the thief entered the Super America on the 14200 block of O’Connell Road at about 3 a.m. and made himself a cappuccino.

01/24/2014

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Local Man Turns Cigar Passion Into Thriving Business

Everyone has an idea for a business, but few actually go for it. Not this guy. Marc Keiser from Oakdale and a graduate of the University of St. Thomas took his senior year business plan and launched it. Eight years later, Marco V has become an international company of cigars, port-like wine and coffee.

11/22/2013

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DeRusha Drinks: Verdant Tea Becoming A Hot Commodity

We know about craft beer, and small-roasted coffee, but some food experts believe tea will be the next drink to take off in the United States. And a Minneapolis couple in their 20s certainly hopes so with Verdant Tea.

11/09/2013

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Anonymous Donor Sets Caribou Breast Cancer Fundraising Record

A birthday gift for a grandmother is stirring quite the buzz at one downtown Minneapolis coffee shop. A regular customer walked into a Caribou in downtown Minneapolis two weeks ago, and it became a moment Angela Sanders will never forget.

10/15/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Delicious Drinks

I absolutely love beverages. Who doesn’t? Sure, I drink water most of the day to hydrate and prepare me for workouts, but I get really excited by new beverages or new beverage creations. From craft cocktails to coffee to coconut water, this week has been a busy one filled with new drink discoveries.

01/15/2013

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Simple Recipes: Healthful Holiday Treats

These four holiday recipes are both scrumptious and healthy.

12/05/2012

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Common Flaws We Make In Our Morning Coffee

It’s the morning beverage of choice for most, but many people are ruining perfectly good coffee on a daily basis.

11/20/2012

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Helping Youth Find Work, One Cup At A Time

A local coffee company is celebrating a big milestone: 10 years in business. But this isn’t your typical coffee company. The money made helps young people land jobs.

11/05/2012

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Meet The Man Who Tests Coffee

A Twin Cities man with a unique job has found his niche drinking coffee for a living. Patrick Dinkins calls coffee a mix of science and art. He loves the process, the taste and, of course, the aroma.

10/24/2012

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Best Hot Drinks In Minnesota

As the temperatures drop, the bartenders, baristas and chefs are cooking up hot drinks to warm you in their bars, bistros and cafes.

09/26/2012

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Study: Coffee May Lower The Risk Of Getting Common Skin Cancer

A new study shows the more coffee you drink, the lower your risk of developing the most common type of skin cancer.

07/02/2012

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Simplifying Some Common Medical Myths

There are several studies out there that tell you what’s good for you and what’s bad. But what’s true and what’s a myth? We’ll try to simplify it all for you here.

06/15/2012

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Nutritionists: Eat Your Calories, Don’t Drink Them

Have you ever heard the saying, “Don’t drink your calories”? Most nutritionists recommend saving your calories for food dishes instead of beverages. Shape Magazine put together a list to help steer you in the right direction when it comes to drink choices.

05/21/2012

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Food Cravings That Can Ruin Your Day

Diets would be a lot easier if cravings for things like ice cream, chocolate and chips didn’t get in the way. A crave can throw off your nutrition for the whole day. You can eat well and balanced all day and then end up blowing the whole thing on a huge slice of cake.

05/16/2012

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

How much do caffeine would you say you drink a day? One study says 98 percent of people consume some kind of caffeine every day.

05/02/2012

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‘CCOffee Blog: Matchbox Organic, Small Shop With Big Taste

Joel and I snagged a coffee break recently at Matchbox Organic Coffee in Northeast Minneapolis. This is one of my favorite spots in my old neighborhood!

04/03/2012

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Food For Thought – 5 Foods To Enhance Brain Function

With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.

03/31/2012

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‘CCOffee Break: Costa Coffee

It’s been a while since I have been able to write a coffee blog. If you watch our morning show on a regular basis you may have heard I just got married.

03/08/2012

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Good Question: How Does Coffee Become Decaf?

For millions of us, we start every morning with a cup of coffee. Most of us choose regular, fully-caffeinated coffee, but many drink decaf. So, how does coffee get decaffeinated?

03/01/2012

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Lunch And Coffee May Drain Your Wallet More Than Gas

Most Americans monitor gas prices, but new research shows your lunch and coffee budget may be what’s really draining your pocket book.

01/24/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Free Coffee Day

It is supposed to be another cold one Wednesday, but at least you can grab a free cup of coffee to warm you up.

11/08/2011

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Single-Serve Coffee: Better Brew For The Bucks?

For more and more of us, a big pot from the Mister Coffee machine just won’t cut it. Many are turning to the latest trend in the shops and at home.

10/17/2011

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Art Or Crap

Starbucks is charging $85 for thier new t-shirt.  It has an artsy coffee stain on it. Click here to see story and pic of t-shirt

09/29/2011

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Best Art-Inspired Coffee Houses In The Twin Cities

Love coffee, food and art? Gone are the days of kitschy wallpaper and lights, coffee shops are showcasing masterpieces on their walls and menus. We take a look at some of the Twin Cities’ cafés that are serving art-loving diners coffee, food and spectacular views of art.

06/29/2011

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