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
Most people have experienced sleep problems at one time or another, but what causes insomnia is very individual. There are actually two different forms of insomnia—secondary (when insomnia occurs as a symptom or side effect of something else)... Read more
Crammed with barbecues, family functions, and cocktail hours, weekends can be healthy-eating minefields. Avoid the most common pitfalls with these tips from Jennifer Nelson, R.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Eating Problem All your so... Read more
If you're prone to frequent heartburn symptoms, there are lots of simple things to try before you see your doctor. If one of more of these solutions works for you, great! If not, make an appointment to discover if your heartburn is really a sympt... Read more
We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren't delivering the results you want? Or you're not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity is go... Read more
Okay so a week ago I cut down my sugar and diet pop/caffeine intake by about 85% each. I used to regularly drink about a 2 liter of diet pepsi a day and I can't even say how much sugar, definitely not anywhere that my doctor would approve of with my... Read more
I have had a great beginning week, I have tracked and stayed under my calorie limits and have gotten in some exercise every day except one.
I still struggle with the headaches I always get when I cut down on the amount of sweets and white breads... Read more
I've read a variety of articles that claim caffeine is excellent for weight loss insofar as it suppresses hunger and provides you more energy for workouts, so I started incorporating a cup or two of coffee and another cup or two of black tea into my... Read more
On wednesday my food tracker appears to have stopped tracking caffeine despite me still drinking the same coffee as before. Anyone else have this issue and have some insight in how to fix it?... Read more
I'm a caffeine addict, specifically coffee. I love the taste (I take mine black and at 24 ounces) and it's how I start every morning. The problem is that I get severe headaches and an inability to concentrate with little or no caffeine at this poin... 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
Have trouble sleeping monitor when you are having drinks with caffeine. I recently read that it takes 11 hours to get caffeine out of your system. A big wake up call for me, I generally have trouble sleeping since I work 3rd shift at a hotel. I qu... 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
Since I was a teenager, caffeine and I have had a tumultuous relationship. (I'm not the only one.)I started taking caffeine pills and drinking coffee (bottled Frappucinos, mostly) at 16. An overachiever, I was suffering from an eating disorder, a... Read more
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