Antibiotic Awareness Week

It’s Antibiotic Awareness Week! You don’t expect to see items about farm animals on the Coffee Plant blog, but as members of the Soil Association we see organic production as essential to saving the planet. Farm animals consume one third of all antibiotics used in the UK – that’s a staggering statistic! And the more antibiotics are used in…

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Study says coffee drinkers live longer: massive sample

In an ongoing health study of around half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers were found to be about 10 percent to 15 percent less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers over a ten year period. The study was conducted by the National Cancer Institute in the US. Similar studies have shown similar results in the past but not with such…

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Coffee part of Meditteranean diet

Liver experts have been conferring and coffee is on the agenda. Not just to drink, but as a way of reducing the risk of liver disease. In this world of fake news and industry sponsored fake research one has to be cautious, but it really does seem that coffee drinking is linked to a massive drop in cancer and…

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