Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
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
Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... 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
The idea that regular exercise can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety is not new. Hippocrates was the first Western physician to prescribe this treatment 2,500 years ago, and doctors have been recommending it to their patients ever since. All... 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
If your goal is to decrease and/or eliminate the caffeine in coffee, try easing into that goal with part decaf and part regular coffee. I use high quality (bold) decaf with half mild regular coffee. That way I get some caffeine and avoid caffeine wit... 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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