In case you weren’t spending enough on Starbucks: You could always buy a “Quadriginoctuple Frap,” that costs a mean $47.30. What does the nearly-$50 price tag get you?
48 shots of espresso, some protein powder, two bananas, a few caramel drizzle Frappuccino chips, some vanilla bean and a little soy.
All in a 52-ounce mug. Head over to Money & Co. for more on Beau Chevassus’ mission to drink the most expensive beverage a barista can concoct.
Subjects who averaged four or five cups per day fared best, though it’s not clear why.
Awesome. Go get a refill.
Green coffee beans show potential for losing weight: In a limited trial, 16 overweight young adults taking various doses of green coffee bean extract lost an average of 17.5 pounds and 16% in body fat in 22 weeks. But questions remain, experts say.
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No more free cuppa joe at the Original Pantry: After 87 years, the downtown L.A. eatery quietly raised the price of coffee to 50 cents per cup.
Photo: Saul Sierra, 40, left of Hawthorne has been coming to the Original Pantry for 15 years. But Wednesday was his brother Louis’ first visit to the downtown L.A. diner. Credit: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times