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The Associations Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Children's Health: An Updated Review of the Literature
Review examines the evidence on: 1) the health impacts of sugary beverages on children's health (obesity, diabetes risk, dental caries, and caffeine-related effects); 2) the health impact of substituting SSBs with other drinks; and 3) the role of taste preferences in SSB consumption patterns. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Replace your afternoon caffeine boost with a nap: Research shows it works just as well to improve cognitive function without the side effects
(Natural News) Get the same energy and cognitive boosts of caffeine without its side effects by taking a nap, according to a study carried out by a team of researchers from Flinders University. They found that taking naps re-energizes a person and improves cognitive function. The team also discovered that those who regularly take a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian researcher warns parents about dangers of high-caffeine energy drinks
A Calgary researcher is working to warn parents, coaches and doctors about the potential dangers of energy drinks, which contain high levels of caffeine, can be found near sports drinks in convenience stores and are often marketed in a way that appeals to kids. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Why Starbucks' Valentines Cherry Mocha crushes libido
Starbucks has a new Valentines Day Cherry Mocha drink for just one week but the caffeine, sugar and dairy can crush your libido on the day of love, according to nutritionists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds the performance enhancing benefits of caffeine are more profound in those who don’t drink coffee, tea or energy drinks on a daily basis
(Natural News) A study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism revealed that the performance-enhancing effects of caffeine were more pronounced in people who did not drink caffeine-rich beverages — such as coffee, tea, and energy drinks — on a daily basis compared with habitual drinkers. A team of researchers at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does caffeine raise blood pressure? Drinking this much coffee a day can increase reading
HIGH blood pressure can increase your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes so it ’s important to live a healthy lifestyle that can help prevent and lower hypertension. Cutting back on alcohol and reducing the amount of salt you eat can help, but how does one of the nation’s favourite drinks, coffee, affect blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of caffeinated alcoholic beverages with low alcohol and high caffeine content on cognitive and motor functions -
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Adelaide study finds an afternoon nap as good as caffeine
By having a snooze instead of a coffee you can get similar benefits but without  side effects such as disrupted night time sleep, Dr Nicole Lovato, from Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An afternoon nap is as good as a caffeine boost
By having a snooze instead of a coffee you can get similar benefits but without  side effects such as disrupted night time sleep, Dr Nicole Lovato, from Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did you know it could do all that? 12 creative uses for coffee
(Natural News) Most people need a cup of joe before they’re ready to start the day. However, these 12 uses for coffee in your homestead ensures that you can use this versatile brew for more than a daily caffeine boost. (h/t to BioPrepper.com) What to do with a warm cup of coffee: Caffeine boost –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Kind of Breakfast to Eat, According to Metabolism Experts
This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zee Krstic / Cooking Light Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Here ’s How to Tell Whether Your Supplements Are Dangerous
Supplements live in the wild west of the wellness world. They’re largely unregulated and under-researched, so people are often left to make not-so-educated guesses about what they’re putting in their bodies. Two new resources from the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Dietary Substances (ODS) may help. On Wednesday, it released two new fact sheets — one for exercise and athletic performance supplements, and another for weight loss supplements — meant to help people determine what’s safe and effective. Each database lists common dietary supplements used for a specified purpose &md...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized are dietary supplements safe are fitness supplements safe are weight loss supplements safe best supplements Diet/Nutrition dietary supplements research do dietary supplements work Exercise/Fitness healthytime natural supp Source Type: news

A GP reveals the best foods to eat to tackle ailments  
In her new book, Eat Well Stay Well, Dr Sarah Brewer reveals people can avoid the flu epidemic sweeping the UK by cooking with onions. Stress can be overcome by ditching caffeine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Things to Do When You Can ’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime sleep Source Type: news

Coffee and Caffeine Effects on Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Coffee and Caffeine Effects on Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin
Find out how coffee consumption impacts sex hormone-binding globulin -- and what it means for the risk of type 2 diabetes.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why regular coffee intake could worsen sports performance
Many athletes turn to caffeine as a way of boosting their performance, but a new study suggests that regular caffeine intake may have the opposite effect. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Prenatal Caffeine and ADHD: Is There a Link? Prenatal Caffeine and ADHD: Is There a Link?
Does the level of prenatal caffeine intake correlate with an ADHD profile in offspring?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Young people experience side effects from energy drinks
Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario believe, as well as the drinks' alarmingly high caffeine levels, consuming them with alcohol or during exercise may make them even more dangerous. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of caffeine in fatigued shift workers: implications for emergency medical services personnel - Temple JL, Hostler D, Martin-Gill C, Moore CG, Weiss PM, Sequeira DJ, Condle JP, Lang ES, Higgins JS, Patterson PD.
BACKGROUND: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers may experience fatigue as a consequence of shift work. We reviewed the literature to determine the impact of caffeine as a countermeasure to fatigue in EMS personnel and related shift workers. ME... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What Treatment is Recommended for Common Headaches?
Discussion Headache is pain in the scalp, forehead, orbits and temple. Facial and neck pain are usually excluded from this definition. It is a common problem with more than 6 million pediatric patients having migraine. Headaches can also have co-morbidities and more than 1 primary headache type can co-exist. The costs are high both economically and in the quality of life for the patients and families. A review of common headache types and indications for neuroimaging can be found here. Treatment is necessarily multi-pronged. Patients should understand their diagnosis so they can understand what reasonably can be expected...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

MP calls for ban on high-caffeine energy drinks
Maria Caulfield raised the issue after the suicide of a constituent, whose family said energy drinks contributed to his anxiety. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Serum Caffeine May Identify Early Parkinson's Low Serum Caffeine May Identify Early Parkinson's
Is caffeine really neuroprotective against Parkinson's? Or is malabsorption of caffeine a risk factor for the disease? New research suggests that both may be true.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Can Caffeine Levels in Blood Predict Parkinson's?
Japanese researchers found that low levels of caffeine were more common in people with Parkinson's disease than in those without the disorder, even if they had consumed the same amount of caffeine. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Waitrose bans sale of high-caffeine energy drinks to under-16s
Customers buying drinks with more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked for proof of age from 5 March. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could measuring blood caffeine catch Parkinson's early?
Researchers investigate the potential of a new test in providing an early Parkinson's diagnosis. Could blood caffeine levels be a marker of the disease? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Could measuring blood caffeine catch Parkinson's early?
Researchers investigate the potential of a new test in providing an early Parkinson's diagnosis. Could blood caffeine levels be a marker of the disease? (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - January 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Waitrose bans sale of energy drinks to children under 16  
The leading supermarket ’s ban applies to energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre. These drinks carry health warnings and customers may be asked to provide proof of age. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: Testing caffeine level in blood may help diagnose people
Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may be a simple way to diagnose Parkinson's disease, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood Levels of Caffeine May Help Diagnose Parkinson ’s (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds decreased metabolites in early disease, regardless of caffeine consumption (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Blood Levels of Caffeine May Help Diagnose Parkinson's (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds decreased metabolites in early disease, regardless of caffeine consumption (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Caffeine Levels in Blood Predict Parkinson's?
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 -- The way your body processes your morning cup of coffee might indicate whether or not you have Parkinson's disease, a new study says. Japanese researchers found that low levels of caffeine were more common in people with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Vital Part of Successfully Managing Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder can feel like a roller coaster in the dark. You don’t know when the turns or drops are coming. You don’t know when you’ll be flipped upside-down. And once you do, it’s too late. You’re in a manic episode, doing things you’ll regret. You’re in a depressive episode, too exhausted to get out of bed. You feel like you’re being whipped around by an erratic condition, and you have zero control. You’re simply along for the ride. Which is why self-awareness is so vital. Self-awareness is essential to successfully managing bipolar disorder—and not feeling ...
Source: Psych Central - January 3, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Healthy Living Self-Help Stress Bipolar Disorder bipolar signs and symptoms Depressive Episode Hypomanic Episode managing bipolar disorder Mood Chart Mood Disorder Self Awareness treating bipolar disor Source Type: news

Caffeine level in blood may help diagnose people with Parkinson's disease
(American Academy of Neurology) Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the Jan. 3, 2018, online issue of Neurology ® , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fiber fights chronic inflammation
Many people ’s dietary resolutions for the new year involve consuming less: less sugar, less fat, less caffeine, fewer calories in general.  But scientists conducting research into gut bacteria are actually encouraging people to eat more — fiber, that is.  Research conducted by Fredrik Bäckhed, a biolo gist at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, found that fiber feeds the billions of bacteria in our guts that help our intestines and immune systems work better, The New York Times reported.  “It… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

How to sleep: Needing eight hours is a ‘myth’ - clock up THIS much instead
HOW TO sleep well could be a matter of a late-night snack, and avoiding caffeine after 2pm. Adopt these four sleeping habits in 2018. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memory, Brain Health And Wine, Chocolate and Coffee
Remember all those cheery reports on how red wine, dark chocolate or caffeine- rich drinks might help your brain stay sharp? Not so fast. A new study from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) has found no evidence of such links. GCBH is an independent collaborative sponsored by AARP and Age UK, a British  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - December 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Holiday Chocolates No Treat for Dogs
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 20, 2017 -- Holidays, and all of the chocolate goodies that come with the celebrations, can be particularly dangerous for dogs, researchers warn. Chocolate contains a stimulant called theobromine, which is similar to caffeine. In... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Experts call for ban on sales of energy drinks to under 16s
Study reveals that they have 'unacceptably high' levels of sugar and caffeine Related items fromOnMedica Sugary drinks may be banned from hospital shops Toddler and maternal fructose intake linked to asthma “Sugar-free” drinks – are they really healthy? Warning over mixing energy drinks with alcohol Energy drinks affect heart function (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 15, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Go organic, inside and out while pregnant: Chemicals in personal care products can affect the development of your baby
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives has revealed that a mixture of endocrine disrupting chemicals found in various industrial and food sources may affect fetal development among pregnant women. The researchers screened for up to 27 chemicals — including seven drugs, 14 industrial chemicals, and six sociocultural chemicals like alcohol or caffeine — as part... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NASUWT call to ban 'legal high' energy drinks from schools
A single 500ml energy drink can be cheaper than a bottle of water and contains 160mg of caffeine which is the same as two shots of espresso coffee. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a caffeine allergy?
In this article, we examine allergic reactions to caffeine, including the symptoms, causes, and what can be done to treat and prevent them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Maybe the healthiest wine in the world
When I was in South Africa last year, I met a revolutionary winemaker… His wine was completely organic. It had no toxins, and it contained powerful antioxidant properties. It was infused with a local herb called rooibos, also known as “red bush.” You may have seen rooibos tea on supermarket shelves. I immediately knew this wine should be made widely available in America — and I’m still hopeful a distributor will bring it here. I enjoy a nice glass of red wine from time to time, but the trouble with most of the wines sold in America is that they’re loaded with dangerous chemicals. Winema...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - December 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health additives natural organic Sulfites wine Source Type: news

Encore: Blue Light And Sleep
Lots of phone and tablet apps promise to improve sleep by filtering the blue light from device screens. But that won't help if you're not getting enough shuteye because of caffeine or stress. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Coffee more likely to benefit than to harm health
Three or four cups daily probably best ‘dose’ – but not in pregnancy or high fracture risk Related items fromOnMedica Moderate coffee drinking reduces risk of clogged arteries High coffee consumption may lower MS risk Caffeine may lower risk of death in women with diabetes Nutrition more important than calories, say experts May be time for Britons to switch to Mediterranean diet, study suggests (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 23, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Three cups of coffee each day slashes risk of liver cancer
Coffee's life-saving benefits stem from the drink's abundance of caffeine, kahweol, cafestol and antioxidants, experts said at a roundtable at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure WARNING: THESE drinks could be causing heart damage
HIGH blood pressure could be caused by drinking energy drinks, due to their high sugar and caffeine content, researchers have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure WARNING: Energy drinks could cause heart and kidney damage
HIGH blood pressure could be caused by drinking energy drinks, due to their high sugar and caffeine content, researchers have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report suggests association between coffee and up to 70 percent reduced risk of liver disease
(Kaizo) A new roundtable report from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) in association with the British Liver Trust, on 'Looking after the liver: coffee, caffeine and lifestyle factors' highlights the potential role of coffee consumption in reducing the risk of liver diseases such as liver cancer and cirrhosis, with some studies reporting risk reduction of up to 70% (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Foods That Help Balance Your Hormones
by Claire McIntosh, AARP, November 14, 2017|Comments: 0. Hormone Hacks. Getty Images. Doctors suggest avoiding caffeine, sugar, alcohol and highly  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - November 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news