Why your first cup of coffee might not be helping as much as you’d like
If you’re a coffee lover, you probably already know there are some pretty great health benefits, but we’re guessing your main reason for drinking it might be that fantastic caffeine high you get that helps you make it through the day.
Get a free doughnut and coffee from Krispy Kreme every Monday
Get a free coffee and doughnut from Krispy Kreme every Monday until May 24Mondays can be tough, and Krispy Kreme is here to help. You can get a free original glazed doughnut and medium brewed coffee every Monday from now until May 24. The company said that no purchase is required and the deal is not valid with other offers or online.
Bet you didn’t know that Clifton Forge has the country’s only coffee grinder museum
CLIFTON FORGE, Va. – When you think of the Alleghany Highlands, coffee is not probably the first thing that comes to mind. However, one couple in Clifton Forge hopes you will not only stop by for a cup of joe but also walk through their newly opened coffee museum, Caffé Museo. One couple in Clifton Forge hopes you will not only stop-by for a cup of joe, but also walk through their newly opened coffee museum. (Judith Sivonda)This fall, Judith Sivonda and her husband added a coffee grinder museum to their café. We get into conversations that are quite pleasant and they haven’t seen anything like it and they’ll remember Clifton Forge,” said Sivonda.
Your first cup of coffee might not be helping as much as you think. Here’s why.
Here’s what you may not know: There are prime times during your day to drink coffee to get the best effects, and those times aren't necessarily first thing in the morning. If you’re drinking coffee during that timeframe, you’re drinking it at a time when you’re already naturally at your maximum level of alertness. Drinking coffee during your natural cortisol peak can cause you to develop a tolerance to caffeine. “In other words, the same cup of morning coffee will become less effective,” Miller said. Even if coffee is the first thing you want to taste in the morning, if you’re using it for a pick-me-up, it might behoove you to try waiting a little while.
A Dunkin employee was arrested after a police officer found spit in his coffee
CNN A Dunkin' employee was arrested Friday after an Illinois State Trooper discovered mucus in his drink. Vincent J. Sessler, 25, was charged with disorderly conduct, reckless conduct and battery to a peace officer, according to Illinois State Police. The men and women of the Illinois State Police put their heart and soul into protecting the lives and rights of all people in this state every day," ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly said in a statement. Immediately after the incident, the issue was investigated and Sessler was terminated from his job, a Dunkin' spokesperson told CNN. "Dunkin' has a deep appreciation for police officers who work tirelessly to keep our communities safe, and the franchise owner has reached out directly to the officer to apologize for the experience."