Tag Archives: "caffeine"

Kids and energy drinks don’t mix

Energy drinks are popular with tweens and teens drawn by the promise of strength, stamina and super-human powers. However there are some serious health concerns associated with these drinks. So what exactly are the dangers and what can you do to help y …

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Coffee, caffeine and the complexities of digestion.

Struggling with sleep? Constantly wired? Have to dash to the toilet immediately after drinking your morning brew? It’s possible that coffee is causing these symptoms. The caffeine contained in coffee is a gastrointestinal stimulant, this means caffeine …

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Mocha energy balls

With a little added caffeine kick, these wholesome mocha energy balls have been keeping me energised lately on my bike rides. I personally find that homemade energy balls (or bars) are so much more satisfying than commercially available ones. I often p …

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