Can Coffee Actually Lower Your Blood Pressure?

A new study finds that coffee could actually be good for hypertension. For many Americans, coffee is thought of as a life-giving, day-brightening, necessary component to your morning. Nobody can deny that it gives you plenty of energy, and can even make you feel jittery if you drink too much. The idea that coffee raisesContinue reading “Can Coffee Actually Lower Your Blood Pressure?”

How to Drink Your Antioxidants

Fight free radicals with this daily drink. If there is one thing we know about aging, it’s that free radicals are our enemy. Luckily, antioxidants can help combat the oxidation process in our cells, and they can be found in a variety of foods. Fruits like blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries are all high in antioxidants,Continue reading “How to Drink Your Antioxidants”

Are You Addicted to Caffeine?

They say money makes the world go round, but it’s actually caffeine. Caffeine is one of the most popular, widely available performance enhancing drugs in the world, with 90% of Americans using it regularly.  I say this with no judgment. There are many people in this world who can’t get through a morning without aContinue reading “Are You Addicted to Caffeine?”

Attention All Coffee Addicts! How to Maintain Your Energy Without Caffeine

If caffeine is your vice, here are a few natural alternatives. There is no denying it, many human beings around the world are fully addicted to caffeine. It starts with a morning coffee once in a while to help you study in high school or college. It ends with you dragging yourself out of bed,Continue reading “Attention All Coffee Addicts! How to Maintain Your Energy Without Caffeine”

Are you Drinking Too Much Coffee?

We all love our java, but how much caffeine is too much? As a working mom, I would never eschew anyone their morning cup of coffee. For most American’s coffee is either the reason they get up in the morning, or the reason they stay awake during the day. Caffeine, when administered responsibly with antioxidantsContinue reading “Are you Drinking Too Much Coffee?”

The Pros and Cons of Caffeine Consumption

Caffeine is widely considered to be bad for your health, but there are some little known benefits, too. We have all heard stories about how caffeine can affect your body. According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, caffeine is technically a legal drug, with withdrawal symptoms such as headache, drowsiness, and decreasedContinue reading “The Pros and Cons of Caffeine Consumption”