We all need more energy these days between all the demands life throws at us. Many of us are reaching for sources of energy like caffeine and vitamin supplements. While vitamin B12 is often touted as an energy booster, the truth is a little more complicated. B vitamins are crucial players in our bodies turning fats, proteins, and carbohydrates into energy. B vitamin deficiencies, especially B12 deficiency, will result in fatigue and tiredness.
One of the many reasons people take care of their health is so that their older years are golden. There are a lot of regular activities that can help protect brain health as we age. We already know about exercise and eating antioxidant-rich foods, but what about caffeine intake? Maybe you feel guilty about your […]
Scientists have been studying caffeine for years, and have discovered that caffeine offers all sorts of health benefits. Caffeine may be able to help you lose weight because caffeine stimulates brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, which burns off calories in the form of white fat. Caffeine is also effective at reducing pain after an […]
Caffeine is one of the most common stimulants in the world. It is found in many different forms, each with its benefits and drawbacks. Caffeine has many effects on your body, and by understanding these, you can make an educated decision about how to use caffeine for the best results. There are multiple sources of […]
We all know that exercise keeps us healthy: it boosts the immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps with a good sleep, maintains muscle tone, extends healthy lifespan, and overall makes us feel good and look good. Have you ever wondered if all exercises are created equal? At least, on the benefit of anti-aging, they […]
Those who exercise to lose weight often wonder whether it’s better to eat or fast before a workout. The short answer is that — to lose weight, don’t eat before exercising. A study published in the American Journal of Physiology — Endocrinology and Metabolism is the first of its kind to show the effects of […]
A group from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) reported that caffeine may offset some of the negative effects of high fat diet by reducing the storage of lipids in fat cells, limiting weight gain and controlling the production of triglycerides. The study was published in the Journal of Functional Foods. The study exploring the effect […]