Eating for Migraine Relief

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There are many suggestions on the internet for ways to counteract frequent migraine headaches, but after researching many of them, I found that these suggestions make the most sense. I would at least try what is recommended for about 3 weeks as a test since that is adequate time to know if you feel differently, […]

Unravel the Food-Mood Connection to Beat the Blues

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We connect what we eat to our expanding waistlines but have you ever paused to tune in to the food-mood connection? Often we don’t realize the emotional roller coaster ride from our wildly fluctuating blood sugar levels. We feel happy and energetic for a while and then suddenly inexplicably, we find ourselves arguing with our […]

Ode To Coffee

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I enjoyed Dr. John Douillard, DC’s recent article “Coffee! The Good, the Bad, and the Ayurvedic Perspective.” Though the article was well-researched, and definitely serious business, the good doctor left the spiritual benefits of coffee drinking out of his otherwise comprehensive piece, and I’m here to pick up the slack, people. Call me a dreamer, […]

The Mystery Of Coca-Cola’s Recipe Revealed?

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Has an ancient soft-drink mystery finally been solved? Public radio show “This American Life” has sent Coke fiends into a tizzy by announcing that it has uncovered the cola’s top-secret ingredient, “Merchandise 7X.” Merchandise 7X may not sound terribly appetizing, but it’s long been known to be the secret ingredient. What we didn’t know was what […]

Coffee: How It Affects Your Mood VS. Your Brain Power

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Coffee and Your Mood Caffeine has many effects on your body and taken in large doses, it can be harmful. It affects four hormones in your body that can affect your mood. Caffeine can disrupt absorption of adenosine, which helps calm the body. This can make you feel alert for a while, but can cause […]

Is Our Culture Obsessed With Coffee And Its Social Aspects?

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When you think about coffee, many things probably come to mind. Whether you love it or hate it, the fact is that coffee shops are on every corner, new coffee machines and products come out almost daily, and the saying “Let’s go out for coffee” is used by almost everyone. So what’s the deal? Why […]