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Caffeine as a Diuretic

Caffeine is a diuretic. A diuretic is any substance that promotes the production of urine, affecting the kidneys by speeding up the urine production process. The diuretic property of caffeine causes less water to reach the colon, this means that the colon may not receive enough fluid to process stools properly. If liquid is drawn […]

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The Circadian Rhythm and a Cup of Coffee

A survey was conducted in 2011 that ascertained that one third of Americans were living paycheck to paycheck, and if they lost their job, they would not be able to make their next rent or mortgage payment — making them one paycheck away from homelessness. In these hard economic times, it’s hard to believe that […]

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Fat Cell

Fight Cellulite with Caffeine

According to the Mayo Clinic, 80% of women have cellulite — that includes supermodels. The undesirable “cottage cheese” appearance of cellulite often develops in a women’s buttock and thigh areas.  Cellulite is typically caused by heredity, hormonal changes, poor circulation or an accumulation of toxins. Caffeine Can Help Did you know that many of the leading anti-cellulite creams […]

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Ascai Berry

Energizing Properties of Acai Berry

The acai berries are of the fruits that have been declared as wonder fruits due to their numerous health benefits. The berries are native to the Amazon forest and they have been used for centuries in providing remedies for different ailments. It is not only rich in antioxidants, but it also comes packed with energy […]

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Caffeine in the Military

Caffeine in the Military

Active-duty military soldiers are known to have long, and sometimes strenuous work hours, even while home, stateside. It’s not unusual for soldiers and officers to turn to stimulants to help them get their shifts. We wanted to know if military personnel were consuming more or less caffeine than civilians and whether or not the caffeine […]

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Dogs and Caffeine

Caffeine is toxic to all dogs. Just exactly how much caffeine depends on various factors, like the size of your dog — the dangers of caffeine are greater in puppies for that reason. The smaller the dog, the less caffeine needed to reach poisoning. Caffeine includes methylxanthines, which are compounds that can lead to deleterious […]

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Teas that wake you up!

Skip the Coffee IV: 5 Teas that will wake you up

Did you have one of those long days that never seemed to end where everything that could go wrong actually did?  Do you find yourself tossing and turning through out the night unable to get to sleep and sleep peacefully through the night so that you are feeling tired and out of steam?  Then try […]

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Caffeine and Depression

Is There a Link Between Caffeine Use and Depression? Depression is an epidemic in our modern-day culture.  Over 26% of Americans alone have been diagnosed with depression, and that doesn’t even begin to include people who never seek treatment or those in other cultures and countries.  Many physicians, psychologists, and alternative medicine practitioners suggest removing […]

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Transdermal Patches: Skin-Activated Energy

As caffeine lovers, most of us salivate at the thought of that ultimate jolt of energy. For many of us, those first few delicious sips of coffee are just the sucker punch to the brain we need to get our day started; however, there are some downsides to drinking coffee and other caffeinated beverages. First […]

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Caffeinated Kids

Caffeinated Kids

We often hear about the health risks of drinking coffee or other caffeinated beverages such as soda and energy drinks. While it’s often referred to as an addiction, caffeine does actually have some benefits to overall behavior and productivity in kids. In mild to moderate amounts, caffeine can help children and teens focus and be […]

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