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What Is Ganoderma Lucidum

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What Is Ganoderma Lucidum? Sometimes Ganoderma Lucidum is also referred as Magic Mushroom, this is due to the fact that many people accidentally discover some health benefits from Ganoderma which they least expected from it. Ganoderma Lucidum is actually an ancient medicine of China which has a medicinal history of over 4000 years. It is a traditional medicine which has many popular names like in China it is called Lingzhi while in Japan it is known as Reishi.

Ganoderma Lucidum is a botanical name. Gano and derma are derived from Greek where gano means shiny and derma means skin. So, natural ganoderma has a bright shiny appearance.Ganoderma lucidum is a natural source of many useful bio-chemical which are studied in biochemistry. These bio-chemicals provide a number of health benefits to our body without interfering with our body system. Regular use of ganoderma can prevent many health problems that are common today. Many of the health benefits provided by ganoderma are permanent and stay forever. In order to get lasting health benefits from ganoderma we can make some changes in our lifestyle, improve some of our habits to suit our body system.

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Does Decaf Coffee Have Caffeine

Facts About Decaf Coffee

Does Decaf Coffee Have Caffeine? The answer is yes. While USDA regulations stipulate that decaf should not exceed 0.10 percent caffeine on a dry basis in the package, comparison between brewed regular and decaf coffee shows that decaf appears to have at least 97% of caffeine removed. Therefore, the caffeine is Decaf coffee is insignificant. To put this into perspective, an average 12-ounce (354-ml) cup of coffee containing 180 mg of caffeine would have about 5.4 mg of caffeine in a decaffeinated state.Caffeine content in decaf coffee depends on the type of bean and the decaffeination process.

While 97 percent of the caffeine must be removed, the Robusta bean will have more caffeine left over than the Arabica bean after the decaffeination process is completed, which can lead to a lot of variance among brands.

The FDA does not require the amount of caffeine to be labeled on decaffeinated coffee products, but the upshot is that if you’re looking for less caffeine in your cup, you should pay attention to the type of bean that goes into it.

The average 12-ounce cup of decaf coffee – a Starbucks tall – usually contains between 3 and 18 milligrams of caffeine. (By comparison, an 8.4-ounce can of Red Bull contains 80 milligrams of caffeine) The average of amount of caffeine in regular coffee can vary significantly, usually between 140 and 300 mg.

How Are Decaf Coffee Beans Made

Decaf coffee beans are typically made by one of three methods, using either water, organic solvents or carbon dioxide to draw caffeine out of the coffee beans. However, the decaffeination process does alter the smell and taste of coffee, resulting in a milder flavor and different color.

All methods soak or steam green, unroasted coffee beans until the caffeine is dissolved or until the pores of the beans are opened. From there, the caffeine is extracted.

Here is a brief description of each method and how caffeine is extracted.

  • Solvent-based process: This method uses a combination of methylene chloride, ethyl acetate and water to create a solvent that extracts the caffeine. Neither chemical is found in coffee as they evaporate.
  • Swiss water process: This is the only organic method of decaffeinating coffee. It relies on osmosis to extract caffeine and guarantees a 99.9% decaffeinated product.
  • Carbon dioxide process: The newest method uses carbon dioxide, a compound naturally found in coffee as a gas, to remove the caffeine and leave other flavor compounds intact. While efficient, it’s also expensive.

Decaffeinated Coffee Loses Antioxidants During Extraction

All decaffeinated extraction methods either soak or steam the coffee beans with water in order to extract the caffeine. Soaking the beans is like brewing a very strong, concentrated cup of coffee. Steaming opens up the pores of the beans so whatever solvent is used can enter the beans and remove the caffeine.

Boiling or steaming water changes the coffee bean’s phytochemical structure during decaffeination. This is due to the exposure to extreme heat and the resulting hydrolysis of coffee’s chlorogenic acids that are water soluble antioxidants. Decaf coffee becomes chemically-altered and degraded compared to natural, non-decaffeinated coffee beans. Although both decaf and regular coffee lose antioxidant compounds during the roasting process, decaf coffee has a higher loss of chlorogenic acids after roasting that may be due to the chemical changes the coffee beans underwent during decaffeination.




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Regular Coffee Vs Ganoderma Coffee

Ganoderma Coffee

Coffee is the most popular drink in the United States outside of water.   Some like expresso, latte, black, decaf, etc. However, all coffee is not equal. Some coffees are not healthy and some are. This brings me to my next point. Moreover, Regular coffee is not good for you. Here are a few facts about regular coffee:

1. High in acid, creating a PH imbalance in the body,

2. Increases insulin production, which creates a blood sugar rollarcoaster, and

3. Dehydrates the body (you have to drink 16-18 glasses of water to neutralize the acid found in one cup of regular coffee.)

4. Constricts blood vessels, reducing oxygen levels in the blood up to 30%,

5. Increases the risk of arthritis, diabetes, depression, obesity, etc.,


Benefits Of  Ganoderma Coffee

One of the most health coffees is 100% Certified Organic Ganoderma infused coffee. For over 4,000 years in Asian medicines, Ganoderma Lucidum (“Reishi”) has been widely considered to be the “Miraculous King of Herbs.” Ganoderma is a mushroom said to have over 150 antioxidants and 200 phytonutrients. It is considered to be the number #1 anti-aging herb in the world. Its possible benefits include but are not limited to: anti-cancer effects, liver-protecting effects, anti-bacterial effects, anti-viral effects, anti-fungal effects, reduces blood cholesterol, to name a few.

With nearly 75% of the population consuming coffee on a daily basis, it seems like a no-brainer that more coffee drinkers would benefit from a healthy alternative to regular coffee. Obviously, the coffee business is huge. It is a 100 billion dollar a year business.

Therapeutic Properties Of Ganoderm Coffee

The FDA doesn’t recognize any medicinal effects of Ganoderma lucidum. However, thousands of studies confirm its health benefits. The coffee made with red mushroom extract exhibits similar properties. Rich in vitamin C, calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium, it provides lasting energy and enhances your body’s natural defenses. Due to its high antioxidant levels, it fights aging and oxidative stress.

Some studies indicate that Ganoderma coffee is higher in antioxidants than green tea and cocoa. Red mushroom extract, its primary ingredient, delivers large doses of glutathione, also known as the Master Antioxidant.

This nutrient helps detoxify the liver and kidneys while improving your body’s ability to flush out toxins. People with low glutathione levels are more likely to develop cardiovascular problems, neurodegenerative diseases, chronic fatigue and immune disorders. Furthermore, glutathione promotes longevity and slows aging.

Ganoderma coffee also contains vitamin C, leading to a lower risk of viral infections. It also improves liver and kidney function, relieves asthma symptoms and increases the body’s resilience to stress. Research suggests that it balances blood sugar levels and protects against diabetes.

Potential Side Effects

Despite its health benefits, this beverage is not for everyone. If you’re sensitive to stimulants, Ganoderma coffee may not be the best choice. You may experience jitters, rapid heartbeat and sleep problems. Since this drink stimulates the immune response, it’s not recommended for those with an already overactive immune system.

Most studies indicate that Ganoderma coffee is safe when consumed in moderate doses. Just make sure you’re not allergic to mushrooms. Also, be aware that Ganoderma lucidum and other medicinal mushrooms may interfere with blood clotting.


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These Teas Help You Lose Weight


One of the number one beverages that will help you lose weight is tea. Tea is one of my favorite weight loss beverages. When you exercise, watch your diet and drink certain weight loss tea, you can lose weight fast. You can drink tea to burn a lot of belly fat. However, you cant drink just any kind of tea. Read This Article

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What Is Coffee Espresso

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Frankie Muhammad
Organo Gold Distributor
IBO# 10002183625

What is Coffee Espresso? Coffee Espresso is a very popular coffee drink.   This popular drink contains nothing more than coffee brewed in a different manner than simply running hot water over ground beans. Espresso is actually hot water that is forced across coffee grinds with the use of a steam-powered press. The end result, as I’m sure you know, is a more bold and more strongly-flavored drink that’s about half the size of a regular cup of coffee, but it contains all of the caffeine. It can be served in a shot or used as a base for other drinks.

  • The term espresso came from the Italian word “espresso” which means “pressed out,” generally referring to the method by which the coffee is produced. By using hot water and steam, coffee bean essence can be effectively pressed out from freshly-ground coffee beans. However, some believe that the name of the coffee type may have come from the word “express” because of the fastness of the brewing process.
  • The beans used in making espresso are roasted until their color becomes brown-black, complete with a glossy look. They are grinded finely so that the flavors can be extracted more easily.
  • Espresso is commonly used as a base for many other coffee variants. By mixing it with milk (steamed, most of the time) or with hot water, different flavors can come out, spicing up people’s coffee habits as a result. Notable milk-based espresso drinks include macchiato, cappuccino, flat white, and latte-certified favorites in coffee shops. Meanwhile, by adding hot water to the espresso, caffe Americano and long black coffee can be produced.

The Key Words of Espresso

Like any other field, espresso has its own little language that you should know. Below is a small list of key words that you’ll often hear when reading about anything espresso.

BAR: Pressure rating used on most pump driven espresso machines. 9 BAR, the typical accepted pressure for brewing espresso is 8.8 atmospheres of pressure or 130 pounds per square inch. Almost every consumer espresso machine is capable of producing this pressure consistently.

Burr Grinder: is the recommended type of grinder for proper espresso making. A burr grinder features two disks, one stationary, one rotating, which slice away portions of a coffee bean into very fine particles.

Crema: is one of the sure signs of a properly brewed shot of espresso (in non crema-enhancing machines) and is created by the dispersion of gases – air and carbon dioxide – in liquid at a high pressure. The liquid contains oils and forms a dark golden brown layer resembling foam on top of an espresso shot.

Demitasse: the cup that holds a traditional shot of espresso is called a demitasse – the fancy word for the small 3 ounce (or smaller) cup. Demitasses can be made of ceramic, stainless steel, or glass, though porcelain is often the preferred material. The thicker the better, as they must retain heat well in that small 1.5 ounce beverage you craft.

Dosage: refers to the amount of ground coffee used to produce a shot of espresso. Usually 7 grams per 1.5 ounce single espresso shots.

Doser: found on many burr grinders, especially those designed to be used with espresso machines. A doser releases a measure of coffee grounds as you pull on a lever that is built into the side of the doser.

Filter Basket: is a metal, flat bottomed “bowl” shaped insert that fits inside a portafilter. The filter basket holds your bed of ground coffee and has a multitude of tiny holes in the bottom to allow the extracted beverage to seep through and pour into a demitasse cup or other receptacle. Most espresso machines include two filter baskets, a single basket and a double basket, though some machines feature convertible baskets that allow either a single or double shot of espresso to be produced from the same basket.

Frothing Tip: refers to the perforated tip on a steaming wand. These can have between one and four holes, and the holes can be either angled to the side or pointing straight down. They allow the steam from the espresso machine to be forced into tiny jets which agitate and heat milk at a great pace and also facilitate proper frothing when used to introduce air into the milk.

Portafilter: (also known as a groupo) the device that holds a filter and finely ground coffee and facilitates quick attachment to an espresso machine. Portafilters almost always feature a handle for easy handling, and spouts underneath to allow your espresso to pour into cups. On better espresso machines, they are made of copper or brass, and are coated with chrome. The handles are usually wood, bakelite, or plastic. On less expensive machines they can be aluminum, steel, or other metals and plastics.

Pull: a term used to describe brewing a shot of espresso. Comes from the action used to prepare espresso in the 1950s, 1960s, and beyond – pulling on a lever to cock a spring in a piston group on an espresso machine. Also Espresso Pull, Pull a Shot.

Steam Wand: is a visible, external pipe found on most espresso machines that is used to froth and steam milk, to provide hot water (on some machines), and heat espresso cups. Some also use the steam wand to heat water. It is controlled by a steam knob that opens and closes the steam valve inside the machine.

Shot: another term to describe a brewed espresso.

Tamp: (also tamping) the act of pressing and compacting a bed of loose, finely ground coffee, in preparation for brewing espresso. Different machines require different tamping methods. Steam powered espresso requires a leveling tamp, where piston lever, spring lever, and pump espresso requires a more compacting action. Some prefer a heavy tamping action (using 25 or more pounds of pressure), others prefer a light tamping action (less than 15 pounds of pressure exerted).

Tamper: the device used to tamp a bed of loose, finely ground coffee in a portafilter, in preparation for brewing espresso. Most espresso machines include a plastic tamper as an accessory, and after market tampers can be bought. They are measured in millimeter sizes, corresponding with the filter basket internal diameter of your espresso machine. Most commercial, prosumer, and high end consumer espresso machines use a 58mm tamper; other common sizes are 49mm, 53mm, and 57mm.

Thermoblock: in some espresso machines, the heating system is shaped similar to that of a car radiator, a series of heated metal coils or channels which water must pass through and become progressively hotter as it reaches the boiler.

The Espresso Machine

Let’s start with the machine itself. What it does is force heated water through finely ground, packed (tamped) grounds. There are different types of machines out there, however. There are super-automatic machines, semi-automatics, manuals, pod machines and stovetops. What are they?


With just the push of a button, super-automatic espresso machines do everything necessary to brew the perfect shot of espresso, latte or cappuccino. They grind whole beans and deposit grounds into the filter, they tamp them and then brew them. Super-automatics have very powerful conical burr grinders with gear reduction systems and lots of settings to control the strength of your brew. Steaming and frothing milk is very easy with the frothing adaptor.

These machines are the easiest to use on the market, but they are also the most expensive type of machine. Some people say that super-automatic means less control and lower quality brews, however in actual testing, these machines produce a very consistent and quality espresso. You do lose some control over the brew pressure and tamping pressure, but these things are not necessarily bad and they can be compensated for with other features that allow you to adjust the grind settings, doser settings and serving size.


Semi-automatic machines are the most popular style for home use because they produce excellent coffee and are fairly easy to use. The main difference between a super- and semi-automatic machine is that the semi-automatic machine doesn’t grind the beans. Some super-automatics also rinse and clean themselves. Semi-automatics must be rinsed and cleaned by you.

Most semi-automatic machines use a boiler to heat water as it passes from a separate water tank, however, some models use a thermoblock system which heats water instantly and reduces wait time. Some have an “On/Off” switch users must push once to start extraction and then must push again to stop extraction. Other semi-automatics only require one push of the button to begin the extraction and then will automatically stop after a pre-programmed time has passed. Frothing with semi-automatics can be simple with some machines but can require some skill with others. This really depends on whether the machine comes with a frothing adaptor or not. The adaptor makes this process simpler for the user while the traditional steam wands that take a little bit of practice to perfect.


These old-world style machines look great and reflect the original prototypes invented to create a consistent and flavorful cup of espresso. Also called “Piston-Style” machines, they were the first models to use a hand pump capable of generating the 8 to 9 atmospheres of pressure that is necessary to force the water through the condensed grounds–the way to make a proper cup of espresso.

These machines are recommended for true coffee aficionados and those who enjoy the process and effort involved in making a cup of espresso the traditional way. These machines are tough to use and require a higher skill level than the automatic machines. Also, they have a small water tank, making them impractical for large gatherings. The cleaning and maintenance for manuals is fairly straightforward, however the outer finishes, typically brass, chrome or copper, will require special cleaning to remove tarnishing and fingerprints. The milk frothers are standard and powerful enough for home use.

It’s also worth noting is that pulling down the handle to force water through the espresso grounds does require a bit of arm strength and the consistency of the pull is critical to the espresso quality.

Pod Machine

Pod espresso machines can be either semi- or super automatic machines. They are called “pod” machines because they use “pods” of prepared grounds that you simply throw away after use. No grinding or tamping. You buy more pods to make more coffee.

Something to note is that using pods means you will not be able to adjust the taste of your coffee through the dosage or the fineness of the grounds. Another drawback is that some machines require that you buy their brand of pod, so if you can’t find a pod you love, you’re out of luck. Brands like Nespresso and Tassimo will only function with their own brand of espresso pods.


For those on a budget who would still like to enjoy a home-brewed cup of espresso, stovetop espresso makers are a great option. These are very basic devices that are fairly simple to use and care for and require no electricity (this also makes them great for camping!) They also continue to be the most popular method for making espresso in Italy, which must say something for the authenticity of the results they produce.

The Espresso Grinder

The perfect cup of espresso begins with properly ground coffee beans. If you don’t have a super-automatic machine and you plan to brew whole-bean espresso (the most flavorful way to brew), you will need to buy a grinder. Espresso beans need to be ground to a much finer consistency than typical coffee beans, so you can’t buy just any grinder.


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How To Sign Up For Organo Gold In South Africa Start Home Based Business

Frankie Muhammad

Frankie Muhammad
Organo Gold Distributor
IBO# 10002183625

If you live in South Africa and you want to start a Home Based Coffee Business, you have came to the right place. Also, this is the right time. There is a estimated 56 million potential South African customers. Joining Organo Gold will give you the opportunity to get healthy and ascertain financial freedom for you and your family. Also, you will be able to help others in South Africa do the same. It only cost $49 to start a home based business with Organo Gold. You will get access to all their products wholesale. You will get a website. Furthermore, you can sell products from your website all over the world. They have excellent training and leadership.

How To Make Money With Organo Gold

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How To Sign Up For Organo Gold Open Coffee Business

1.. Go To

2. Go To Join Us

3. Make sure you see this number 10002183625 where it say Sponsor ID

4. Click On Want To Be A Distributor

5. Complete All Information Where You See A Red Star

6. You Must Purchase The Business Kit

7. Choose A Promotional Package or any package worth $50

8. Put In Your Personal Information

9. Confirm Your Order


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What Is Organo Gold Black Coffee

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Frankie Muhammad
Organo Gold Distributor
IBO# 10002183625

Organo Gold Black Coffee

Organo Gold Black Coffee  is a weight loss* supplement. This healthy coffee supplement is  blended with a mushroom that is widely used in Chinese traditional system. There are thirty sachets in the box. One sachet makes one cup of coffee, and the entire package costs $30.

How Does Organo Gold Black Coffee Work?
Organo Gold Coffee will boost your energy and support your metabolism. Just a cup of coffee as well as an infusion of Ganoderma lucidum, a mushroom widely used in Chinese traditional system will boost your health. Also, the Ganoderma in the Organo Gold coffee will suppress the appetite  and help you lose weight.

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What You Need To Know About Green Coffee

Green Coffee is very popular. When coffee berries are picked off the plants, they do not go straight to being roasted beans that you can grind and brew into that cup of coffee that you are familiar with. They first take the form of green coffee beans, which essentially are unroasted beans.

The beans are actually the seeds of the coffee berry. To get them, the flesh of the coffee berry is taken out, usually with the use of a machine. This is done only after the berries have been carefully sorted through according to color and degree of ripeness. After the flesh of the coffee berry has been removed, you are left with the seeds, or the coffee beans. These are then fermented so that the slimy mucilage left coating the beans are removed.

Green Coffee

How To Make Green Coffee


Wet Process: in this process the seeds/beans are removed the fruit covering, then are immersed in water bad or unripe will float and the good ones sink to the bottom.

Dry Process:

This is one of the oldest methods of processing coffee, cherries are first cleaned and placed in the sun to be dried before winnowing, winnowing is the process in which a large sieve is used where all the unwanted cherries and other material can be separated.

Now the final step milling starts when all the finer cleaning and polishing comes into the play before the coffee is sent to markets, the process includes hulling, polishing, cleaning and grading.

Coffee lovers love green coffee because of the freshness they receive in every sip. Green coffee once roasted turns into dark color and may not stay fresh or aromatic once sold to a consumer for too long, consumers buy coffee and roast it according to their needs, green coffee can be roasted in number of ways from specialty equipments to non specialty equipments like a stove top pop corn popper, an air pop corn popper or an oven, whatever method you choose it does not take more then 10 minutes.

How Does Green Coffee Work

What is chlorogenic acid? It is a product naturally found in unroasted coffee beans that has a couple of effects. First, it inhibits the release of glucose in the body. Glucose is a form of simple sugar in the bloodstream that the body uses for energy, but too much is a very bad thing. The acid also helps boost a person’s metabolism and jump-starts the fat burning process in a person’s liver. These two effects together help reduce the amount of fat a person absorbs into their body and helps eliminate weight gain.

Why not just drink coffee? Well, the roasting process necessary for the brewing of coffee breaks down the useful ingredient in the coffee bean. In addition, prepared coffee has around 180mg of caffeine per cup, whereas the green coffee bean extract only has around 20mg per serving. In fact, the caffeine plays little part in the process that makes green coffee bean extract work. Most dietary supplements have natural or artificial stimulants in them, but this extract has less caffeine than two ounces of coffee.


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What Are The Health Benefits Of Ganoderma

Health Benefits Of Ganoderma


Ganoderma is often referred to as the King of Herbs. This is because it has a track record of keeping people health and helping people with illnesses. It is a herb that is extremely effect. Also, it has a long history or promoting good health. It has been used in the Asian part of the world for centuries. The Ganoderma is a hard bitter mushroom. The Asian world uses to enhance the longevity of live. Also, the often use it as a medicine. Also, it can be used to lose weight.
Ganoderma are wood-decaying fungi. They can grow on both coniferous and hardwood species. They are white-rot fungi with enzymes that allow them to break down wood components such as lignin and cellulose. This herb can be used to help people that experience problems with high blood pressure, fatigue, inflammation as well as high blood pressure. Ganoderma can also be used to boost the immune system.
Some Health Problems Ganoderma Is Used To Treat
• Acne
• Allergies
• Adrenal Fatigue
• Arthritis
• Candida
• Common Cold
• Herpes
• Hair Loss
• Lyme Disease
• Ulcerative Colitis
• Uterine Fibroids
• Vitiligo
• Weight Loss
Ganodermo is often put in liquids and food to help heal the body and promote good health.

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Boost Your Protein And Health With Spirulina

Spirulina The Most Poweful Protein Superfood

Spirulina The Most Powerful Protein Superfood

If you are looking to stay healthy and boost your protein, one of the best herbs you can embrace is Spirulina. This is an amazing super food. It’s very powerful.

Think about it, just one table spoon of Spirulina can give you the same amount of protein as 10 steaks. Spirulina is all natural. It’s a blue algae powder. It’s a powerful source of protein as well as antioxidant. It also contain B-vitamins.

This protein has been used for centuries in Asia and Africa. It is absolutely a major and awesome source of protein. This super food can be found near alkaline water in lakes or water that is warm. Spirulina consist of 65 percent amino acids. If some reason your body is not getting enough protein, you definitely want to introduce this nutritional supplement into your diet.

The nutrient that you will get from this herb is absolutely amazing. The iron, mineral and vitamins you will get will keep you healthy and boost the immune system. The iron in this super food is an excellent source of iron for women while they are pregnant.
Additional Benefits Of Spirulina
1. Vitamin B-1
2. Vitamin B-2
3. Vitamin B-3
4. Vitamin B-6
5. Vitamin B-9
6. Vitamin C
7. Vitamin D
8. Vitamin E
9. Vitamin A
10. Calcium

Spirulina is also good for eye health. It helps reduce symptoms of PMS. It will help you have a healthy digestive system. This super food helps fight inflammation, heal wounds and assist with recovering from a illness.

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