Category Archives: Caffeine

Heart Issue Has Me Running Scared

I never felt right after that run on July 27th. I had a fluttering feeling in my left chest soon after that rarely went away and which kept me up at night. After a week of it, I went to … Continue reading

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Study: Energy Drinks Provide Caffeine & Little Else

Via the New York Times – Energy drinks are the fastest-growing part of the beverage industry, with sales in the United States reaching more than $10 billion in 2012 — more than Americans spent on iced tea or sports beverages … Continue reading

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Coffee At Risk Of Extinction?

Here’s the story – Coffee could be driven to extinction by the year 2080. UK researchers at the Royal Botanic Gardens published their findings on PLOS ONE, stating that climate change would affect the wild Arabica coffee plant in East … Continue reading

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Using Caffeine To Boost Weight Loss

Katherine Zeratsky, a specialty editor for the Mayo Clinic nutrition and healthy eating guide, offers this on caffiene and its role in weight loss: Caffeine may slightly boost weight loss or prevent weight gain, but there’s no sound evidence that … Continue reading

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Caffeine Consumption Colon Conundrum

Shanti Lewis, over at the Exercists blog, shared some great information yesterday on caffeine.  Here’s some highlights from that: For most healthy individuals, moderate caffeine consumption at 300 milligrams per day (about 3 cups of coffee) is considered safe. Studies … Continue reading

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