13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Coffee

The caffeine that is present in our daily coffee is not bad for us as many would have us to believe, but can help us to live longer, increase our mental ability and focus, fight depression and even help us to lose weight. What’s not to love about many people’s drink? Fed up of justifying your coffee addiction? Here are 13 reasons why your daily fix is actually a good thing.

Food Poisoning: A Common Problem In the United States

Food poisoning occurs today on an almost epidemic scale due to negligence at any step of the food supply chain: grocery stores, restaurants, farmers’ markets … even “organic” food growers and suppliers are no longer immune. It can and does pop-up anywhere and everywhere. And even though government agencies and the private sector work to control it, outbreaks of E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella, and other dangerous pathogens infect growing numbers of Texas consumers.

How to Choose the Healthiest Cocktails

Hitting the bar isn’t quite as healthy as, say, hiking; but it doesn’t have to be a calorie-fest, either. Staying on track while drinking is all about making smart choices. In the following infographic, Greatist breaks down popular types of booze by alcohol percent by volume (or ABV), calories per serving, and calories from alcohol (CFA) score. 

The Hidden Cost of Food in the UK

Consumers in the United Kingdom pay twice as much for their food than they think. Therefore, for every £1 UK taxpayers spend on food, they incur an additional hidden cost of £1. In this infographic by GreenMatch, learn all about the hidden cost of food in the UK.

Honey Who Shrunk My Chocolate Bars?

Remember when you were younger and Curly-Wurlies were the length of your arm? Or when a Wagon Wheel was the size of your face? Sadly, it turns out you were right. Chocolate bars really were bigger when you were a kid (and a lot cheaper). Take a look at Money Guru’s results and remember the glory days – when you really could use a Yorkie bar to wedge a door open.

Healthy Baking Recipe Substitutions

From breakfast to dessert, it’s no secret that the folks at Greatist are huge fans of making the food we eat every day healthier. Here are some of their favorite baking recipe substitutions to help cut back on some of that unnecessary sugar and fat to make healthy, hearty, and delicious baked goods.

Florida’s Craft Brew Explosion

Florida, known for sunshine, beaches, alligators, and the infamous Florida Man, can now add its rapidly expanding craft beer industry to the ever-growing list of reasons you should visit the Sunshine State. The team at LabelValue have broken down some key facts for you about Florida’s up-and-coming craft brewery scene in the following infographic.