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
You're sitting at work, and you feel yourself drifting off. Your head is bobbing, and you're minutes away from zonking out completely. Sure, you plan to hit the hay early tonight to make up for it, but you need help NOW. (Snoring or drooling... 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
Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu... Read more
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
I've been tired due to an overdose of caffeine and it's affecting my sleep. Since being on a 12 day "no-caffeine" streak, my sleep has gotten better and I intend on keeping it that way-maybe that could be affecting you? Getting enough iron? Stress?... 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
Take a "Caffeine Nap"Never heard of a caffeine nap? You down a cup of coffee right before you take a 15-minute nap. The 15 minutes is long enough for the caffeine to take effect, and your nap is short enough that you don't wake up groggy. Click here... 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
A few years ago you could pick up almost any running or fitness magazine and read about the benefits of consuming caffeine prior to running or exercising. Runners, just like many of you, like to take a swig of their favorite caffeinated beverage befo... Read more
Yesterday I had horrible headaches...caffeine withdrawl. So, I made some tea and it almost immediately went away. I'm trying to back off the coffee (switched to decaf), and drink decaffeinated black tea with a couple of green tea bags in the mix. I... Read more
Yesterday, I was 98% caffeine free. I also did my burst exercise for 30 minutes for the very first time. I have 2 jobs. One I do from home along with my homework during the day, the other one I do at night. Last night, I found myself at work trying t... Read more
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