By William “Bill” Murray, NCA President & CEO May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, an important time to recognize that nearly 20% of Americans are believed to experience mental illness. Offering care, empathy, and support to ourselves, and others – and openly discussing mental health issues – are all important for our wellbeing. There’s … Continue reading More than a mood booster: Coffee’s role in supporting mental health
Coffee has a host of potential health benefits. Yet there’s still a lot of confusion about among consumers and in the media.
While caffeine has traditionally been credited as coffee’s special protective agent, coffee beans contain more than a thousand other compounds that are less well known.
Today, we know that coffee has many potential heath benefits – but that wasn’t always the case.
A guide to California’s Prop. 65 and ongoing labeling legislation for the informed coffee drinker.
Now in its 10th year, the Grounds for Health Coffee Auction has raised over $863,000 for our cervical cancer prevention programs.
Last week, a Los Angeles judge ruled that coffee roasters and retailers must serve up a cancer warning with coffee sold in California under Prop. 65 regulations, based on the naturally-occurring presence of acrylamide from the roasting process. The decision goes against what the science shows us – including the conclusions of the World Health Organization. Study … Continue reading Warning: California’s Coffee “Cancer” Labels May Be Hazardous to Public Health
With respect to pure or highly concentrated powdered or liquid caffeine, the National Coffee Association (NCA) supports the FDA’s common-sense measure to protect consumers.
Ellen Starr, Grounds for Health executive director, shares her experience working with women coffee producers, the challenges at origin, and how the organization is scaling up.
Grounds for Health, an international NGO dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer in developing countries, is embarking on a large fundraising campaign and it began with a bang.