Posts tagged coffee
Feeling Stuffed Like a Turkey?

During the colder, winter months our bodies crave comfort foods – foods that ‘stick to your ribs,’ making you feel full and satisfied, but why? Unfortunately, the verdict is still out on this one; but some say it’s related to our serotonin levels, which are at their lowest during the winter months. Serotonin is a brain chemical that regulates mood, appetite and sleep. So, eating a carbohydrate-rich meal or snack will increase your brain’s production of serotonin making you feel better…at least temporarily. Now what to do when you’ve eaten too much?

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The World’s Most Popular Drug

90% of North Americans are hooked on this little white crystalline powder also known as trimethyxanthine. Withdrawal can also occur with symptoms ranging from headaches to vomiting. So, what am I talking about? – good old caffeine! A reader recently voiced his concerns about getting hooked on caffeine and was thinking about switching over to tea. However, he was told that tea has an equivalent amount of caffeine, so what’s he to do?

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