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Some food supplements use a bit of natural caffeine where it has proved beneficial in the mix. I stopped taking coffee a long time ago but replaced it with green tea.

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It’s effects are assumed to be benign because caffeine addicts are always under it’s influence, and by their appraisal they get along just fine.

This made me angry so I started lying about my caffeine consumption.

Caffeine is also a diuretic which is something that causes urination, which often leads to dehydration. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Chernisoe five I remember being elated when my dad would bring Cokes home for me and my brother to drink.

No matter how many hours Good cautionary tale about caffeine. If you really want to know more about caffeine from a nutritional perspective, there are few higher rated books on the subject that Caffeine Blues, written by nutritional biochemist Stephen Cherniske.

Michael F Roizen M. There is a brochure available in hospitals and other medical related areas: This well-researched and well-reasoned book methodically goes through all the reasons caffeine is far from harmless.


In short, a cup of coffee causes an adrenal response “fight-or-flight” that is useful when we are being attacked or in danger but absolutely harmful in our daily environment. Like the article says, caffeine is seen as a necessary part of life and everyone is “on it” in some form or another. And stepjen also debunks the myth of moderation. I notice if I sleep well I don’t even need any caffeine.

Alcoholics talk the same way, don’t they? It has definitely helped me reduce my intake. Here is a short introduction: I don’t have a lot of trust in MDs but I do like Dr. Here’s my two cents, if you like: Andrew said November 18, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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For all those horrible scare situations to kick in for the average person they would have to certainly overdo caffeine intake. Espresso coffee is recommended by health experts, in preference to filter coffee. I think with coffee you need to avoid instant coffee refined. How to write a great review. Jan 16, Karli rated it it was amazing. For instance, when I once told a friend that my sons and I sometimes put out street lamps when we walk under them, his instant reply was, “You have negative blood type,” which is true.

Everyone of us is of course biochemically unique and I certainly don’t subscribe to the “if it’s good for me it’s good for you” school of nutrition or medicine.

Withdrawal can cause devastating depression and headaches in some people. Art from SA said July 19, I just read your article on coffee. Jan 17, Fishface rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. You may be familiar with Dr Mercola a MD who practices alternative medicine has been strongly against coffee for over a decade, but due to mounting evidence has changed his tune.


Even if you want to use it as a medicinal drink Dr. I was short tempered, nervous, depressed, and I craved sugar all of the time. There are books out there that demonize wheat, sugar et al – basically our staple foods – perhaps with some justification because of our overconsumption of such cheap and readily available foods and a lack of balance of eating other foods such as good quality protein and vegetables.

Mercola somewhat states that there are some beneficial studies out there, which does not surprise me really. I’ve been off of caffeine for over 3 months now– a big deal for me! Stephen Coleman said November 18, I am sure I could have lived a more vibrant healthy life had I let go of caffeine earlier on. He insisted that his patients give up ALL caffeine. He’s full of it. Here is a short introduction:. Jul 08, Nikita Shorikov rated it did not like it. In the midst of new literature about why caffeine is allegedly good for you, I still think Cherniske provides more compelling evidence for why it is not.