Tag Archives: caffeine
USA Today reports that doctors increasingly are warning parents and coaches about energy drinks’ contents, lax labeling requirements, and the risks of high doses of caffeine — particularly to young athletes.
For many, Valentine’s Day is the greatest of holidays, because it celebrates love and ardor. One of the most widely offered Valentine’s Day gifts is chocolate. Chocolate is a complex material possessing numerous compounds, which act upon the brain, producing … Continue reading
Tests of B vitamin supplements, including B-complexes and shot-sized energy drinks, revealed problems with the quality of 4 out of 18 products selected for review by independent testing organization ConsumerLab.com. One widely-sold B-complex supplement was found to contain only 17.9% … Continue reading
Today, I have three blogs to encourage all of you who, when you wake up at the crack of dawn each day need your coffee. Some of you think it’s healthy. Some of you worry it may not be. So, … Continue reading
Drinking up to six cups of coffee a day may lower the overall odds of dying prematurely, mainly because it cuts the risk of dying from heart disease, a recent study suggests. But the study found that heavy coffee drinking … Continue reading
The energy drink industry generated more than $6 billion in sales in the United States last year. But how much energy do the beverages actually generate? One young researcher who spared no energy to find out.
I found this excellent article on home remedies for migraine headaches — which impact more women than men. Several of these I use in my practice. However, I would recommend you discuss any of the natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and … Continue reading
According to a new report in Reuters Health, caffeine-fueled teens are texting, web-surfing, and gaming for hours into the night, which is affecting their alertness and ability to function during the day. What can you, as a parent, do about … Continue reading
True or false: You’ll get fat if you eat at night, high fructose corn syrup makes you gain weight, and caffeine is bad for you. Those are all diet myths that got busted today in Chicago at the American Dietetic … Continue reading
If you’re taking particular prescription medications, they may not be as effective as they could be if you eat certain foods. That’s because of the way those drugs interact with the foods. More Information: