After boycotts from vegetarians and vegans, the coffee giant is discontinuing its use of cochineal, a food dye made from crushed bugs, in favor of a tomato-based additive. For more information click here.
Top Off Coffee with Milk Instead of Cream
Ditching the half and half in your coffee for some skim milk is about the easiest change you can make — you’ll barely taste the difference and it takes a matter of seconds.
If you like your coffee light, go for skim milk or steamed skim milk (make it a latte). In addition to cholesterol help, choosing milk is also a great way to get in calcium and vitamin D.
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