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  • Eat well during pregnancy.
    Pregnancy diet: Your baby thrives on what you eat
    Do you know all the do’s and don’t’s about eating while expecting? When it comes to improving your eating habits, nothing is more motivating than pregnancy. Being aware of the proper foods to eat and that it can influence the...
  • Energy drinks
    WHO issues warning about energy drinks
    As the worldwide consumption of energy drinks continues to climb, the World Health Organization (WHO) is raising red flags about their harmful effects. In a data review published in the Oct. 16 journal Frontiers in Public Health, a team of WHO...
  • Caffeine Undies slapped by FTC
    Caffeinated underwear slapped by FDA
    The Federal trade Commision has told two makers of caffeine underwear that they must stop claiming that their product will help you become slimmer and reduce cellulite. According to the FTC complaint:“The FTC’s complaint …...
  • Coffee
    Your DNA is responsible for how much coffee you drink
    If you find yourself drinking a pot of coffee on your own everyday, it turns out that you may really have no choice in the matter. It’s not because caffeine is addictive, but because your caffeine consumption is built into your DNA, as the...
  • Caffeinated undergarments go cold
    Caffeine-infused undergarments go cold
    National Coffee Day is behind us but coffee’s magical ingredient, caffeine, is in the news yet again, but not in the way you would think. Caffeine-infused undergarments that were being sold as weight-loss aids have been deemed bogus by the...
  • Caffeine infused underwear don't work
    Caffeinated undergarments: FTC says no good
    Are you looking to lose some weight? Unfortunately, switching your underwear to caffeine-infused underpants won’t get you there. (No one is happy about the news.) The Consumerist reported on Monday, Sept. 29, that the Federal Trade...
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    Teens are dying because of caffeine powder
    The latest teen craze is ingesting caffeine powder. Teens are using the caffeine powder to be alert and stay awake. Some of them are using it for the caffeine buzz while others using it to stay awake or to study.What parents need to know is that...
  • Coffee-ears
    Drinking coffee is shown to help with hearing issues
    Ever found that your ears won't stop from that incessant ringing - either after a loud concert - or even for no reason whatsoever? It seems there might be some help coming, thanks to our cup of morning joe. According to a press release by the...
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    High caffeine intake linked to lower risk of tinnitus
    Consuming 450 to 599 mg/day of caffeine lower risk by 15%Tinnitus is commonly defined as the subjective perception of sound by an individual, in the absence of external sounds. Nearly 36 million Americans suffer from tinnitus or head noises. It...
  • Caffeine and your diet
    So much nutrition information…so little time spent making good decisions
    I pay attention to trends in health and nutrition because I am interested in them and as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for over thirty years it is my job. I am always surprised, sometimes amused and occasionally saddened by what I hear on the...
  • Why you should stop consuming so much caffeine
    Consuming too much caffeine can be dangerous in these foods and drinks
    Caffeine is a bitter, white crystalline xanthine alkaloid substance that stimulates your central nervous system. This means it can help boost your alertness and eliminate your drowsiness. Chances are you consume some caffeine on a regular basis if...
  • Leafy Greens for Energy
    Caffeine-Free Energy
    Most of us are familiar with that rush of energy we get after taking the first sips of our morning coffee. Caffeine from our morning drinks “wakes up” the brain by blocking the brain’s adenosine receptors and increasing the...
  • Caffeine aggravates hot flashes reports new study
    Caffeine aggravates hot flashes reports new study
    The most common symptom of the menopause is hot flashes; according to the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), approximately 75% of menopausal women in the United States experience them. A new study has found that caffeine...
  • Coffee tips
    Coffee helps weight loss, but avoid Dr. Oz's green coffee and caffeine powder
    Coffee has become one of the most popular beverages in the world. Mega-corporations such as Starbucks have the humble coffee bean to thank. And now a new study shows that coffee can also boost weight loss, reported Food Consumer on July 20.During...
  • Caffeine powder
    Teach your teen caffeine powder is dangerous
    An Ohio teen died suddenly in May due to an overdose of caffeine. He was just a few weeks away from graduating and planned on attending college. The autopsy performed verified the teen had a lethal dose of caffeine, which was labeled his cause of...