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Monday, March 15, 2021

National Caffeine Awareness Month in March reminds us that our fifth cup of java may be harmful to our health, while sticking to just one cup still has its benefits. What is your relationship with caffeine? I drink 1 cup a on day I work
HEALTH BENEFITS OF COFFEE

1. Coffee boosts your physical performance.

Have a cup of black coffee about an hour before workout and your performance can improve by 11-12%. Caffeine increases adrenaline levels in your blood. Adrenaline is your body’s “fight or flight” hormone which helps you to prepare for physical exertion.

2. Coffee may help you lose weight.
Coffee contains magnesium and potassium, which helps the human body use insulin, regulating blood sugar levels and reducing your craving for sugary treats and snacks.

3. Coffee helps you burn fat.
Caffeine helps fat cells break down body fat and use it as fuel for training.

4. Coffee reduces risk of cancers.
One study has shown that coffee may decrease the risk of developing prostate cancer in men by 20 %, and endometrial cancer in women by 25 %.. Caffeine may also prevent developing of basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer

5. Coffee reduces risk of Parkinson’s disease.
Studies have shown that regular coffee drinking decreases risk of Parkinson’s disease by 25 %. There’s evidence that coffee causes activity in the part of the brain affected by Parkinson’s.

6. Coffee protects your body.
Coffee contains a lot of antioxidants, that work as little warriors fighting and protecting against free radicals within your body.

7. Coffee may lower risk of Type II diabetes.
Caffeine decreases your insulin sensitivity and impairs glucose tolerance, therefore reduces your risk of type 2 diabet

8. Coffee protects your brain.

High caffeine levels in your blood reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease. It also lowers risk of dementia.

9 Coffee brightens your mood, helps fight depression and lowers risk of suicide.

Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system and boosts production of neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline, which elevate your mood. Two cups of coffee a day prevents risk of suicide by 50 %

Also coffee can be bad for you

Reasons to Stop Drinking Coffee
1. Caffeine Can Reduce the Quality of Your Sleep

2. 2. After Time, Coffee Doesn’t Give You Any More Energy
Many of us drink coffee everyday because we need our extra boost of energy in the mornings to get us through the day. However, after time, our bodies build a tolerance to this, and we really don’t see any more energy benefits from drinking coffee every day.

3. You Can Save A Lot of Money by Quitting Coffee

4. Coffee Can Cause Tooth Decay and Staining

5. No More Caffeine Shakes and Trembles

6. Caffeine Has an Affect on Your Mood
Coffee actually has an affect on your mood. For those who are used to drinking coffee very regularly, you can eventually become so consumed by it, that if you don’t have it at the time you’re used to, it makes you mood

7. Quitting Coffee Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

8. . Caffeine Can Increase Your Anxiety Levels
It has been a proven fact that coffee often increases many people’s anxiety levels. This is due to the way caffeine increases the amount of adrenaline in your body.

steps to reducing your caffeine intake:

1.Switch out coffee for green tea

2. Change up your routine
he chances are that you’re drinking a lot of coffee due to your routine. Maybe you arrive at work when everybody is dishing out the coffees, or maybe you drive/walk past your favorite coffee shop on the way to work.''
Today’s article is all about caffeine, the thing that we all love and enjoy. We’re going to get into a little bit more detail about caffeine, and some of the best reasons to stop drinking coffee immediately.

What happens when we drink coffee?

Within 10 minutes of drinking coffee, caffeine enters your bloodstream, and your blood pressure and heart rate begin to rise.

After 20 minutes, you begin to become more alert, and your concentration levels start to improve. Hence why people who drink coffee love the stuff so much.

Within 30 minutes, your athletic ability is improved by increased motor neuron efficiency.

Within 12 hours, things are back to normal, and after 12 hours, your body starts to get withdrawal symptoms from not consuming any more caffeine.

This awesome infographic explains the process in more detail.

But, more importantly… let’s move on to the reason why you clicked on this article.





9 Reasons to Stop Drinking Coffee
Let’s get into it!

Here are some of the best reasons to stop drinking coffee or caffeine completely. There are many healthy alternatives to coffee that still contain caffeine. For example, I drink green tea regularly, which has a much lower amount of caffeine, and can also be very good for you.

Anyway, here are the reasons to quit coffee:



1. Caffeine Can Reduce the Quality of Your Sleep
Obviously we know caffeine is a natural stimulant for the brain, but this will have an affect on our sleeping patterns and the quality of sleep we get.

Even if you don’t drink coffee before you go to sleep, it can still have an affect the amount of solid sleep you get.

Those who have stopped drinking caffeine have often seen improvements in the quality of sleep they get every night. In turn, this leaves them naturally more rested for the next day ahead.



And so actually, after reading the next point I’m about to explain, you’ll see why coffee can actually give you less energy than usual.

This point on reduced quality of sleep, combined with the next point really shows how detrimental caffeine can be to your energy levels.



2. After Time, Coffee Doesn’t Give You Any More Energy
Many of us drink coffee everyday because we need our extra boost of energy in the mornings to get us through the day. However, after time, our bodies build a tolerance to this, and we really don’t see any more energy benefits from drinking coffee every day.

Related: 6 Great Ways to Prevent Tiredness and Fatigue
If you stop drinking coffee for a while, and then have a cup of the stuff every now and again afterwards, you’ll experience the energy boosting benefits once again.



So for anyone who’s drinking coffee everyday purely because you think it’s giving you more energy, it’s most likely not having any real affect on your energy levels.



3. It’s Healthy to Beat the Addiction of Caffeine
Relying on any substance is a risky thing. Obviously the worse the substance the more serious the issue is. Illegal drugs are clearly some of the worst possible cases of addiction. However, having an addiction for any substance is not healthy.

If you’re addicted to coffee, and you rely on it every single day, it’s not healthy. Beating any addiction will give you more freedom and power over yourself.



4. You Can Save A Lot of Money by Quitting Coffee
For most of the working world, in particular those solo entrepreneurs reading this and living the laptop lifestyle, coffee can become an expensive habit.



It’s very easy to go and work in Starbucks, and get through a couple of cups. Maybe you’re not a laptop entrepreneur but you work in a building close by to some of your favorite coffee shops.

Making a visit there every break or lunch you get quickly racks up. Drinking it at home is obviously less expensive, but most people prefer to drink out. So if you’re trying to keep an eye on your bills, maybe cut back on the daily trip to Starbucks.



5. Coffee Can Cause Tooth Decay and Staining
It actually only takes 1 cup of coffee a day to begin staining your teeth. This is also the same case for certain types of tea.

Depending on where you get your coffee from, and how much sugar you put in it, coffee can also cause tooth decay. This is normally the case if your drinking flavored coffees and lattes from the likes of Starbucks.





6. No More Caffeine Shakes and Trembles
As caffeine is a natural stimulant and is regularly induced to give people more energy, it can give people the shakes if they consume too much.

If you drink a lot of caffeine, and you often suffer from involuntary shaking or trembling of your hands, then it’s likely that you’re experiencing one of the many side effects from taking too much caffeine.

Related: 6 Great Ways to Stick to Your Daily Routine


7. Caffeine Has an Affect on Your Mood
Coffee actually has an affect on your mood. For those who are used to drinking coffee very regularly, you can eventually become so consumed by it, that if you don’t have it at the time you’re used to, it makes you moody.

Quitting caffeine will remove these fluctuations in your mood, that are being controlled by your addiction for coffee.



Don’t let substances and other influences affect your mood and your emotions, and the way you come across to people. They shouldn’t have any power of you.



8. Quitting Coffee Can Lower Your Blood Pressure
Caffeine can cause an increase in your blood pressure. It may only cause an increase for a very short time, but the increase will be dramatic.

For anybody who’s blood pressure numbers are already high, drinking a lot of coffee could have serious consequences.

However, quitting coffee can help reduce your blood pressure levels, and stop you from being at risk of any related diseases.



9. Caffeine Can Increase Your Anxiety Levels
It has been a proven fact that coffee often increases many people’s anxiety levels. This is due to the way caffeine increases the amount of adrenaline in your body.



Deciding to quit caffeine completely can be a great solution for anyone suffering from anxiety, especially if they start to feel their anxiety levels rise.



How to Reduce Your Caffeine Intake
So now that you’ve seen the 10 main reasons to stop drinking coffee, you may well be wondering if there are any helpful tips you can use to reduce your caffeine intake. Check out a few of the steps we’ve listed below.



1. Switch out coffee for green tea
Green tea is actually incredibly healthy, and can be a great replacement for coffee. Sure, it still contains a small amount of caffeine, but it’s a lot less than coffee, and all the antioxidants include sure make it a great substitute.



2. Change Up Your Routine
The chances are that you’re drinking a lot of coffee due to your routine. Maybe you arrive at work when everybody is dishing out the coffees, or maybe you drive/walk past your favorite coffee shop on the way to work.



If this is the case, then switch up your routine. Walk a different way to work etc. If there’s anything in your routine that makes it really easy for you to keep downing cups of coffee, try and change it
3,Reduce your intake slowly
4.Make your coffee’s weaker


jokes
Chocolate facts

Chocolate is derived from cocoa beans. Bean is a vegetable.
Sugar is derived from either sugar CANE or sugar BEETS.
Both are plants, which places them in the vegetable category.
Thus, chocolate is a vegetable.

To go one step further, chocolate candy bars also contain milk,
which is dairy. So candy bars are a health food.

Chocolate-covered raisins, cherries, orange slices & strawberries
all count as fruit, so eat as many as you want.

Another important thing is to put "eat chocolate" at the top of
your list of things to do today. That way, at least you'll get
one thing done.

Before I forget, a nice box of chocolates can provide your total
daily intake of calories in one place. Now, isn't that handy?

A special reminder: "Stressed" spelled backward is "desserts"!
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The Most Grief

A dietitian was once addressing a large audience in Chicago.
"The material we put into our stomachs is enough to have killed
most of us sitting here, years ago.

Red meat is awful. Soft drinks erode your stomach lining.
Chinese food is loaded with MSG. Vegetables can be disastrous,
and none of us realizes the long-term harm caused by the germs
in our drinking water.

But there is one thing that is the most dangerous of all and we
all have, or will, eat it. Can anyone here tell me what food it
is that causes the most grief and suffering for years after
eating it?"

A 75-year-old man in the front row stood up and said, "Wedding
cake"
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joke
Duck, Duck, Duck???


My story starts off with my ex-husband going duck hunting. First time ever. He came home with one duck and I was given the directions on how to clean it by our elderly neighbour. Well you are supposed to boil a pot of water and leave the duck in the water just long enough for the feathers to come off nicely. Hmmmm I placed it in the water and meanwhile the phone rang. It was my girlfriend and I left the kitchen and went into the living-room to chat. Well one hour later, I hung up the phone and that is when I smelled this awful odour coming from the kitchen. My duck!!! Yes, I dipped it in the water alright, only I cooked the darn thing with its feathers, guts and all. I removed it from the pot and it stood on its feet on my counter with its beak twisted sideways and looking like something out of this world. Was this my duck I was going to be so proud of? My very first duck! Oh my goodness you had to be there to see it. I cried and laughed at the same time. Mind you my ex did not think it was so fun





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