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10 Common Habits That Seriously Damage Your Kidneys

10 Common Habits That Seriously Damage Your Kidneys

Our kidneys are super important for our health. They filter our blood, produce hormones, absorb minerals, produce urine, eliminate toxins, and neutralize acids. So as one of the most important organs in your body, your kidneys deserve some love. Damage or steady decline of your kidneys can often go unnoticed for years as your kidneys […]

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‘Good’ gut bacteria supported by coffee, tea and wine can dramatically fight painful inflammation

In their quest to be healthy, some people might inadvertently be giving up foods that are actually beneficial for their health. If you’ve banned coffee or tea from your diet because of their caffeine content, or you’ve given wine the boot because it contains alcohol, you might want to rethink your decision, after hearing about […]

100 Samples of Coffee Found to Contain Carcinogenic Mycotoxins - Do health benefits outweigh the risk?

100 Samples of Coffee Found to Contain Carcinogenic Mycotoxins – Do health benefits outweigh the risk?

That morning cup of coffee gives you pep, but a new study found that it might also be giving you mycotoxins, toxic metabolites produced by fungi. Since mycotoxins are carcinogenic to humans, do we now need to worry that a steaming hot pot of coffee is killing us? C’mon now. Not our coffee! An analysis […]

19 Horrible Things That Can Happen if You Drink Too Much Caffeine

19 Horrible Things That Can Happen if You Drink Too Much Caffeine

The coffee hit is an essential start to the day for millions of people around the world each morning. Australians spent almost $800 million on over 2 billion cups of coffee last year–and that’s just the start of the caffeine habit. But like all drugs, overuse of caffeine has risks. According to Food Standards Australia New Zealand, […]

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Makers of Potentially Deadly Powdered Caffeine Products. A teaspoon of powdered caffeine = 28 cups of coffee

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Makers of Potentially Deadly Powdered Caffeine Products. A teaspoon of powdered caffeine = 28 cups of coffee

Five manufacturers of powdered caffeine have been informed by the FDA that they must stop producing some of their products, provide measuring devices for their products, or package their products in smaller amounts after the agency found that some packages of the substance contained as much as 50,000 servings of caffeine. [1] The FDA called […]

Drinking coffee can help protect healthy brain function as you age

Drinking coffee can help protect healthy brain function as you age

Coffee often gets a bad reputation because of all of the sugar and additives that are mixed in with it. Companies like Starbucks welcome diabetes by selling espresso drowned in inane amounts of sugar. Their newest Frappuccino line contains 400 percent the daily recommended amount of sugar, which equates to 30 cubes of sugar per […]

Go organic with these 25 homemade coffee creamer recipes

Go organic with these 25 homemade coffee creamer recipes

To enhance your coffee drinking pleasure and avoid the toxic flavored creamers on the market, here are 25 ways to do that. First the basic instructions. Choose the milk and cream or half-and-half that’s as healthy as possible, usually organic grass-fed cows will give you that. If you prefer non-dairy milks, make sure you check […]

Can Coffee Really Reduce Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer?

Can Coffee Really Reduce Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer?

No one needs a health-related reason to drink coffee in the morning, though knowing that we could be boosting health with that daily dose of caffeine would certainly make things better. Indeed, drinking coffee can lead to numerous health benefits. The latest study has even found that drinking coffee could lead to a reduced risk […]

Coffee could be key in cutting colon cancer risk

Coffee could be key in cutting colon cancer risk

For years, doctors cautioned their patients against drinking too much coffee. Their fear was that the caffeinated beverage could be responsible for an uptick in cancer, especially cancers of the digestive tract such as colon cancer. In the last decade, though, physicians have come to some surprising conclusions about the real link between coffee and […]

Top 10 Ways to Boost Energy Throughout the Day (Without Resorting to Caffeine or Sugar)

Top 10 Ways to Boost Energy Throughout the Day (Without Resorting to Caffeine or Sugar)

We seem to be suffering from an extreme energy crisis in the West, namely, day-to-day chronic fatigue. With fast-paced lifestyles, sometimes it appears that coffee and sugar are an absolute necessity just to get though the day. But there’s hope. We can ditch the artificial stimulants and instead cultivate true vitality with a few easy […]