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There are two different types of coffee drinkers in the world. One type drinks their coffee black without cream and sugar.

The other coffee drinker likes their cream and sugar with a dash of coffee. However, recent studies suggest black coffee may be great for your health. 

Here are 15 reasons black coffee is better for you:

These convincing reasons may keep you from adding cream or sugar to your coffee next time. 

1. It increases your metabolism

Some experts believe drinking black coffee can boost your metabolism by up to 11%.

The reason for this increased fat burning phenomenon

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CHICAGO — SnackFutures, the innovation and venture hub of Mondelez International, Inc., has joined the Upcycled Food Association, a non-profit organization focused on reducing food waste.  

Since its launch in late 2018, SnackFutures has created and introduced five well-being snack brands in the United States and Europe, including two that are formulated with ingredients that would otherwise be wasted. CaPao Fruit Bites features parts of the cacaofruit that are traditionally discarded after cocoa beans are extracted for chocolate production. Dirt Kitchen Snacks is a line of air-dried crisps made from vegetables that normally become on-farm waste due to surplus, ripeness

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A waiter wearing a mask and gloves delivers food to a table to customers seated at an outdoor patio at a restaurant in Washington, D.C. in May.

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A waiter wearing a mask and gloves delivers food to a table to customers seated at an outdoor patio at a restaurant in Washington, D.C. in May.

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Restaurants have been hit especially hard during the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 110,000 closing since March.

The coronavirus relief package signed by President Biden on Thursday

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NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with chef Amanda Cohen, co-founder of the Independent Restaurant Coalition, about the lifeline extended to the food and beverage business in the latest relief package.



MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

If you happened to be talking with folks in the restaurant business yesterday, you might have heard something like a collective sigh of relief when President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill into law. More than 110,000 restaurants have closed during the pandemic, and the relief package includes money specifically for independent and small chain restaurants. The Independent Restaurant Coalition formed to call for

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We here at Task & Purpose love a classy take on a low-brow subject, and nothing symbolizes that better than a professional sommelier rating the same energy drinks that a bone-tired E-3 maintainer buys for $1.99 a can at the 7-11 on their way to a swing shift.

Just for context, a sommelier is a bona fide expert in all things wine. Becoming professionally-certified can take years of classes and exams, some of which are notoriously difficult. For example, as of 2017, only 249 people have ever achieved the Master Sommelier Diploma since it was started by The Court of

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Asheville’s food scene has always generated plenty of news, though COVID-19 seems to have accelerated a flurry of changes. 

More than two dozen restaurants and bars have closed in Asheville in the past year. It’s not all bad news, however, and some businesses have moved in to fill the gaps. 

Recent closures

But first, some bad news: High Test Deli and Sweet Shop on Coxe Avenue has closed. The restaurant served stacked roast beef and provolone sandwiches, BLTs, tuna salad sandwiches, classic Reubens, Italians and clubs.

It was one of the few places you could find a good Chicago

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