Hong Kong Consumer Council: cancer-causing substance found in 95% of coffee samples

The Hong Kong Consumer Council revealed today that it had tested 49 different types of coffee products on the market and found the cancer-causing agent, acrylamide, in 47 samples. Instant coffee samples contained the highest. The samples tested included instant coffee, coffee beans, capsules and powder. Acrylamide is a genotoxic carcinogen and neurotoxic substance.* ProlongedContinue reading “Hong Kong Consumer Council: cancer-causing substance found in 95% of coffee samples”

Coffee + fast food = bad for blood sugar levels

Eating a fatty fast food meal is never good for you, but drinking coffee along with it is even worse, according to a recent University of Guelph study. The study finds that a healthy person’s blood sugar levels not only spike after eating a high-fat meal, but that the spike doubles after having both aContinue reading “Coffee + fast food = bad for blood sugar levels”