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Are these white bits mold?

I bought some coffee beans today. When I poured them into a jar, I found some white bits. Are they mold? Thanks
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Can I make coffee taste better while I recover from COVID?

I'm experiencing parosmia (unusual or phantom tastes and smells) which is making some (but not all) foods and drinks very unpleasant tasting. Sometimes it feels like I've got somebody's feet under my ...
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Is there any difference (besides caffeine content) between decaf and regular coffee?

Is there any real difference between these two types of coffee? Say for example I have beans from the same crop of coffee, I send half through the decaffeination process and the other half I don't. ...
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Coffee and teeth health

Are there any good sources of information about the effect coffee has on the health of teeth? These could be scientific sources and material for readers who are not medical experts.
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Do reusable hemp filters filter out cafestol?

Do reusable hemp filters filter out cafestol oils which raise bad cholesterol levels? I know paper filters do and that is what we use now. We are concerned with cholesterol.
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COVID-19 screening test using coffee beans

Loss of taste or smell is one of the strongest signals for COVID-19. Though not every COVID-19 case has this symptom, it's a very specific symptom that doesn't commonly have other causes. This ...
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Does L-theanine affect caffeine's half-life?

Does consuming L-theanine with caffeine, either in drink (like matcha) or in pill form, affect the half-life of caffeine? I have heard something like "L-theanine slows caffeine absorption", ...
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Is it safe to use aluminum foil inside a moka pot?

My moka pot is sputtering coffee instead of pouring flowing coffee so I'm trying to find a solution on how to fix this. I stumbled upon this video, with a similar issue in which the filter is a bit ...
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Is coffee with milk a health risk?

Recently a friend of mine told me that caffeine together with milk can create some carcinogenic compound. I haven't heard about it so far, neither found an article about it on google. Is there any ...
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How could you feel the caffeine effect most quickly?

Which will take effect quicker? Drinking a cup of instant coffee or eating raw powdered coffee?
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Is milk coffee good or bad?

I always had loved drinking coffee like this: a full hot cup of milk and a teaspoon of coffee (instant coffee) and teaspoon of brown sugar. Some one told me it’s not healthy. I love latte but not ...
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How to choose coffee that's the most stimulating without the anxiety

I've never been able to figure out all the patterns to be able to understand which coffee gives me more of the positive effects - mental and physical energy, good mood; with less of the negative ...
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Is coffee a drug that you could give to your dog?

Sometimes questions are very short and answers very long. We all like coffee, but, would you give coffee to your dog?
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It is good for my health to drink coffee 10 times a day?

I am working on a computer 15 hours a day, and I feel tired and sleepy a lot between the work. So I prefer to drink coffee to get rid of tiredness. Coffee gives me an energy boost and makes me able to ...
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coffee with cardamom

I recently tried coffee with some cardamom spice which tasted really great. I'm still wondering if it has any negative impact on health if you drink a lot of cups of coffee with cardamom during the ...
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Ears feel hot and eyes twitch after a cup of coffee

I have noticed that recently, my ears feel hot just immediately after a cup of coffee. And my eyes also starts to twitch some moments later. Does this mean I should just quit taking coffee?
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why does coffee make some people sleepy?

I have tried different types of coffee, all causing sleepiness. Except the opposite affect with iced coffee which helps with wakefulness. What causes for this?
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Coffee Expired before its mentioned date?

I buy this coffee jar 3 months ago and now coffee is turned into solid round balls is this expired? I can use or not is this good for use?
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Can I store wet coffee beans in the fridge?

My coffee beans accidentally got wet. Can I store them in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days? Or not?
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Merits & demerits of coffee consumption [closed]

Every now and then, there are research reports on the benefits as well as the harm of coffee consumption in the journals and the newspapers. Once, they say it is bad; then a few days later, they say ...
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Is sipping super-hot coffee bad?

I drink scalding hot coffee even I have gastric and stomach burning issue. But I love to sip super-hot coffee. Is it a bad addiction to sip hot coffee? Does it harmful for health?
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Does Caffeine Affect Our Memory?

There is a claim that drinking coffee right after learning something helps you remember what you learned up to 24 hours later. Is it true? If it is, then how it effects the memory?
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Does coffee make you poop?

what would speed up bowel movements which chemical compound causes that reaction.does it triggers higher stomach acid levels?
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Effects of coffee consumption on testosterone production

Does consumption of coffee affects hormone, precisely testosterone production in a noticeable way? And if so does it increases it or decreases it? Also I'm not looking for any type of super ...
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What is the best time to drink a cup of coffee?

Coffee is good for health but everything is good on time,i drink coffee every morning but i want to know that is it the right time to drink coffee or any other time is suitable for a cup of coffee?so ...
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How can I identify whether coffee is expired or not?

My coffee jar is half used. I can't find an expiration date on it. Maybe it is misprinted or the label has been removed because it's a year old. How will I know if it's safe to drink?
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Am I psychologically addicted to coffee?

I do not really mind if I am addicted to coffee. However, I noticed a psychological effect and that makes me kind of curious. When I do not drink coffee, I feel more negative about life. Caffeine ...
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Is coffee addiction a problem?

If a person drink coffee for 3 to 4 times a day like a tea and certainly have a coffee addiction. One feels headache when deprived of their coffee for even a single day. Is this a problem to have ...
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How coffee activates the nerve cells of the brain and what is the mechanism of it?

After drinking coffee we feel so relaxed and our brains feel so free. Why this happens?
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Is it possible to overdose on coffee?

I'm asking this question because I overheard someone talking about needing at least two cups of coffee in the morning to "function properly". Also, they said this while drinking ANOTHER cup of coffee ...
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Is cold coffee stronger than regular coffee?

If we have to start our day with caffeine then can we take cold coffee instead of regular coffee? And what are the effects of cold coffee on our health?
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Is one cup of coffee a day good? [duplicate]

Is there any effect of drinking coffee daily? Is coffee harmful for health?How can I make my coffee healthier? Are there any benefits of drinking coffee daily?
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Effect of grind size on LDL cholesterol levels in French press coffee

Keeping all other factors (e.g. water temperature, extraction time) the same, does grind size affect the LDL cholesterol levels in French press coffee? If so, how are the two related?
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What should be the daily coffee intake?

I am from Pakistan. Summers here are very hot. My question is how many cups of coffee are recommended as a daily intake in summers? should the daily intake of coffee vary in summers and winters?
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Will drinking coffee affect my physique?

I am a 16 year old student who has decided to drink coffee so that I can study for a longer period of time at night but I am getting information that coffee can make me skinny. But what if I just a ...
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Sweating due to coffee intake

I sweat a lot. I have tried so many methods to combat sweating but none of it worked. Antiperspirants and other home remedies didn't work at all. I don't have enough money to go for botox or other ...
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What are the effects of caffein olfaction?

Does smelling caffeine share equivalent effects on our central nervous system to those immediately apparent when ingesting? More precisely, does the aroma of coffee necessitate a beneficial ...
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Are light coloured spots on beans mold?

What are the light colored spots on the bean? Is this normal or is it mold?
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Is coffee/caffeine addictive?

I've heard that people get addicted. In other words, if someone has coffee regularly and they skip a day, then on that day they feel "low" or perform worse than they used to when they weren't a coffee ...
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Coffee and the singing voice

Can anyone tell me what the reputation of coffee is for serious, professional singers? Does it, as it has been suggested to be, dry out the human vocal chords?
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How long do the effects of caffeine take to appear?

Taking as a parameter the first sip of coffee we drink, and taking 10 minutes to drink a cup of coffee, how soon are the effects of caffeine to appear?
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How do you quit coffee? [duplicate]

I tried so many times, and sometimes succeeded for a few months even but then relapsed. Anyone ever successfully quit? If so, what's your secret?
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Remedy for a coffee hangover?

Did you ever drink too much coffee during the week, and then on your day off you have this really tired feeling with a headache? I call it a coffee-hangover. It has nothing to do with alcohol just ...
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Is it true that drinking coffee can reduce your height?

I've heard that drinking coffee can reduce your height. I've been avoiding coffee since last year.
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Caffeine and Hearing loss

What amount of coffee has an ototoxic effect after an acute noise exposure? I'm referring to this study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26940042/ I know that they use 25mg/kg which equals ...
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Why do I feel nauseous from coffee?

I really love coffee but for last 6 months I've felt nauseous almost every time I drink it. If I drink an espresso in the morning I will most likely vomit. If I drink it after lunch or a few hours ...
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Does drinking coffee immediately after lunch or dinner impact health?

Does drinking coffee immediately after breakfast or lunch or dinner impact health?
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Does coffee raise cholesterol levels?

Altering cholesterol is just one of the ways your daily cup of coffee affects your body. If you have elevated LDL cholesterol, should you cut down on your coffee?
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Is coffee bad for my heart?

For most healthy people, caffeine could cause a short, temporary increase in blood pressure. If you don't have high blood pressure you can still feel your heart race after your morning cup. Avid ...
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Will I get dehydrated from drinking coffee?

In fact, 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 drink an average of 3.1 (8 oz) cups per day; the equivalent to 40 billion dollars spent solely on the ever-so-popular cup o' Joe. With over half of ...
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