Lisa Jennings

Restaurants should skip health-food fads

Words From: Lisa Jennings, West Coast bureau chief

The other day, a news story was raging like a California wildfire through Twitter. Apparently, there is evidence that boiled coffee, Greek style, might be a key to longevity.

Researchers at the University of Athens Medical School were trying to figure out why people on the Greek island of Ikaria tend to live to age 90 and beyond in good health, and they zeroed in on how people there drink their coffee: by boiling finely ground coffee beans with sugar in a way that produces a cup

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