Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
Agreed with Nerdette. Anything that has caffeine I don't count as water but I do track for nutrition. I count Crystal lite as water but I also add the calories to my nutrition tracker and I'm trying to cut back on it.... Read more
Feeling discouraged: My caffeine intake has been way up last few days because I have not slept well. It starts a vicious cycle, usually, because then I end up having to depend on it for a while. I need it to stop but I know...... Read more
The caffeine in green tea is a diuretic. There's nothing wrong with drinking it (there's an article on here somewhere about whether there are health benefits) but it's not the same as drinking plain water. I don't count it but I drink it.... Read more
How much caffeine were you consuming? One cup of coffee daily cut out most likely won't cause withdrawal, but cutting out 4 cups would. If you were eating a lot of processed and/or sugary snacks, you could be having sugar withdrawal.... Read more
Sounds easy, but it worked for me. Before I joined SP, I substituted diet cola for my 3-4 regular colas per day and lost 10 pounds after 3 months without changing anything else in my routine. Not only did I begin NOT to crave regular cola anymore,... Read more
You enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast, a glass of tea in the afternoon, a sports drink as you recover from your workout and a few pieces of chocolate to sooth your sweet tooth after dinner. Nearly 80 percent of people around the world consume... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
Shhh. I have a secret to tell you. Iím a recovering caffeine addict. I havenít been your typical caffeine addict either, as in drinking colas, coffees or teas. Those things do have caffeine, but Iíve gone st... Read more
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