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  1. maddietod

    Coffee, cocoa, tea, & mold

    I finally stopped drinking coffee, tea, and cocoa, and my brain fog is gone and my energy is close to normal I'm very sensitive to mold. I'm wondering if there's something in the drying/fermenting process that creates allergens that maybe we don't know about. Tea is by far the worst, and I...
  2. Ailúron

    Mycotoxins supposedly higher in most US brands of coffee

    Check out these videos. They may well be just propaganda, but it started me wondering. I now drink only this brand (w/o the added concoctions). Other brands, even organic ones, sting my tongue and make me feel like crap. I always buy whole bean coffee to grind at home (fewer permeable surfaces...