Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here ’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern
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Source: TIME: Science - June 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sara Talpos / Undark Tags: Uncategorized Food & Drink onetime syndication Source Type: news
Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here ’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sara Talpos / Undark Tags: Uncategorized Food & Drink onetime syndication Source Type: news
Energy Drinks May Have Unintended Health Risks
(CNN) — Energy drinks may promise a boost, but experts are increasingly concerned that their cocktails of ingredients could have unintended health risks. A study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that caffeinated energy drinks altered the heart’s electrical activity and raised blood pressure. The extent of these electrical changes — which signal the heart’s chambers squeezing and relaxing — is “generally considered mild,” according to study author Sachin Shah, a professor of pharmacy at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Scienc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Energy Drinks Source Type: news
Low testosterone linked to this deficiency …
Without the sun, none of us would be here. After all, we evolved to live under the sun. But many of us are trained to believe the sun is your deadly enemy. Every day doctors warn you to stay out of the sun. And if you do go out, they want you to slather your skin with toxic sunscreen. Their 30-year-old campaign has been very successful. So successful, that people today are extremely deficient in vitamin D. In fact, a new clinical review shows that nearly a billion people across the globe are vitamin D deficient.1 And low vitamin D is a surefire path to chronic disease, early death — and low testosterone. Almost every wee...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Men's Health Nutrition a sagging sex drive chronic disease deficiency early death low T low testosterone. man boobs no energy trouble sleeping vitamin weight gain Source Type: news
You won ’t believe what happened this morning
When I got to the office this morning, several of my employees were in a state of near-panic… I couldn’t imagine what might have happened… and I was alarmed. Turns out, the coffee maker was on the fritz. Coffee is the “drug” of choice for many of the people on my staff. And they’re not alone… An astounding 80% of Americans use the caffeine in coffee to boost their energy. The buzz helps them wake up every morning and gets their day going. And older adults drink coffee more than anyone else. In fact, in a survey by the National Coffee Association, 20% of people over 64 said they would rather gi...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news
guarana (Paullinia cupana, Brazilian cocoa, Zoom)
Title: guarana (Paullinia cupana, Brazilian cocoa, Zoom)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - August 8, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news
Guarana found to have higher antioxidant potential than green tea
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers at the University of S ã o Paulo's Public Health School have discovered that the seeds of the tropical shrub guarana, used in fizzy drinks popular in Brazil, contain more than 10 times the amount of catechins found in green tea. Catechins, when properly absorbed, reduce the oxidative stress associated with the development of neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disorders, as well as diabetes, cancer, inflammation and premature aging due to cell death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 19, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
Which weight loss supplements REALLY work?
Caffeine and cayenne pepper aid weight loss as they help us burn more calories at rest, but acai berries and guarana are a waste of time, said Dr Nick Fuller, of the University of Sydney. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Oversleeping: The Effects and Health Risks of Sleeping Too Much
This article originally appeared on the Amerisleep blog. Rosie Osmun is the Creative Content Manager at Amerisleep, a progressive memory foam mattress brand focused on eco-friendly sleep solutions. Rosie writes more posts on the Amerisleep blog about the science of sleep, eco-friendly living, leading a healthy lifestyle and more. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Shortcut to Better Brain Power
Natural caffeine is one of the oldest stimulants in the world. And it’s loaded with health benefits. It can enhance your mental clarity and focus, and it’s a potent antioxidant… as long as you take it in moderation and it comes from natural sources. But the problem with most energy drinks these days is the caffeine itself. It’s unnatural and synthetic. We’ve known for a long time that the antioxidant power of caffeine cuts the risk of dying from heart disease or developing Alzheimer’s. But now a study from the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, researchers looked at 30 years of data...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - December 15, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Brain Health caffeine coffee guarana Source Type: news
How We Became The Heaviest Drinkers In A Century
I first met alcohol in the late 1980s. It was the morning after one of my parents’ parties. My sister and I, aged nine or ten, were up alone. We trawled the lounge for abandoned cans. I remember being methodical: pick one up, give it a shake to see if there’s anything inside and, if there is, drink! I can still taste the stale, warm metallic tang of Heineken (lager; 5% alcohol by volume) on my tongue. Just mind the ones with cigarette butts in. Other times we’d sneak a sip of Dad’s Rémy Martin VSOP (cognac; 40%) when he wasn’t looking, even though we didn’t like the taste. It came i...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 28, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news
Sen. Markey Wants Energy Drink Makers To Stop Marketing To Kids
BOSTON (CBS) – Energy drinks promise to pump us up with a just a few sips. They continue to grow in popularity, and that concerns public health officials. These drinks are considered supplements, not beverages. That means many of them are not regulated like other food products. That lack of oversight comes at a time when a number of people say they are having adverse reactions to energy drinks. Steve Popson, now 27 years old, has a defibrillator for his heart. He believes this is the result of a chronic dependence on energy drinks. He often drank 4-5 a day. “I never thought one thing about it.” Then one day he ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: rachelrmcknight Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Dr. Mallika Marshall Energy Drinks Source Type: news
This Is What It's Like To Vape Caffeine
Why sip on a cup of coffee when you can literally inhale your daily dose of caffeine? Vancouver-based Eagle Energy Vapor is one of several companies currently selling a caffeine vaporizer. These things work pretty much like e-cigarettes, but instead of delivering a hit of nicotine to your system, they deliver a caffeine buzz. A bunch of intrepid reporters and editors at The Huffington Post's New York City office decided to test out Eagle Energy's disposable vape pens -- for science, and because most of us are hopeless caffeine addicts who leapt at the chance for an easy fix. Here's what we learned. Eagle Energy's gizm...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 11, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news
5 Things You Should Know About Detox Teas
This article originally appeared on Health.com. More from Health.com: 14 Fad Diets You Shouldn't Try 30 Healthy Foods That Could Wreck Your Diet 12 Weight-Loss Secrets from Celebrity Chefs -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This Herb’s A Brain Booster
I was hiking in the Amazon Rainforest a few years ago when I was first introduced to a safe and natural super-stimulant that I’ve been recommending to my patients ever since. “This is better than coffee,” a number of my patient s have told me. I usually smile at this point, because the substance I’m talking about is the extract of an Amazonian, caffeine-loaded berry. But they’re right. It really is better than coffee. The substance is guarana, an aphrodisiac, medicinal, appetite suppressant and energy-giving plant named for the Guarani tribe. Legend has it that the first bush sprang up on a b...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - April 24, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Brain Health Nutrition caffeine choline coffee energy guarana Source Type: news