Caffeine

The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

…regular or decaffeinated coffee, so the caffeine I’ve been cautioning you about for years didn’t confer any protection. So, what’s the bottom line? While this news makes me feel better about my morning coffee fix, I continue to recommend that you limit caffeine to the equivalent of one or two cups…

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

…you who can’t sleep after caffeine). My personal chocolate stash includes resveratrol chocolate bars and organic dark chocolate bars. I allow myself to have a small piece every few days so I, too, can enjoy the benefits of chocolate. But, there is one caution. Caffeine in chocolate can aggravate cardiac…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…Depending on a person’s sensitivity, too much caffeine can set off skipped or rapid heartbeats * Excess sugar intake, as it causes fluctuations in insulin and adrenaline * Alcohol is another culprit, and the combination of alcohol and the sugars and caffeine in chocolate and sweets can generate quite intense…

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The Benefits of CoQ10 and L-Carnitine for Your Heart

…doses with your meals. Occasionally, patients report a sense of “too much energy,” and a few even say it’s as though they’ve had too much caffeine. Should this occur, adjust the dose down to a more comfortable level. L-Carnitine: Fuel for the Heart While CoQ10 benefits your health by sparking…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…products except for cold-water fish like salmon and sardines; increase your intake of vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, and seeds; and eliminate caffeine, colas, and alcohol. Plus, some people suffer from headaches in response to EMF radiation from cellular and cordless phones and towers, so if you’re…

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Improve Blood Circulation with Bioflavonoids

…really is quite delicious. If you can break your coffee habit in the process, you’ll be doubly rewarded, as you’ll also be reducing the amount of caffeine you ingest. For more information on improving blood circulation, visit www.drsinatra.com.

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5 Tips for Preventing Dry Skin

…recommend that you supplement with 1–3 grams daily of high-quality fish oil to help prevent dry skin. Dry Skin Tip #3: Decrease the amount of caffeine and alcohol in your diet. Both of these substances can have a dehydrating effect on your skin. Dry Skin Tip #4: Drink eight glasses of pure, clean…

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A Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Attack and Stroke

…the evening puts you more in line with your body’s natural sleep/wake cycle. 2. Eat only light snacks after 7:30 p.m. Heavy meals, alcohol, and caffeine eaten too close to bedtime can make it impossible to fall asleep. If you get hungry in the late evening, have a light “tryptophan” snack—such…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…Long Way Now, with all this favorable research, do we have a license to eat dark chocolate at will? Sorry. Remember that chocolate contains sugars, caffeine, and trans fatty acids. As in all things, moderation is the key. If you have considered chocolate and cocoas an absolute no-no, it's time to reevaluate…

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

…as you exhale, which is why conscious breathing exercises are so good for your heart. Other SA Node Factors * Activity level * The foods you eat (caffeine, sugar, chocolate, alcohol, etc) * The chemicals you ingest (food dyes, medication, etc) * The world around you (altitude, electric smog, etc.) Respiratory…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…vegetable juice once or twice a week. Cancer-Preventip Tip #4. Take a digestive enzyme supplement to restore enzymes depleted by processed foods, caffeine, alcohol, and stress. Cancer-Prevention Tip #5. Fortify “gut-friendly” bacteria with prebiotics and probiotics. You can get prebiotics naturally…

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6 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Bone Health

…causing excessive calcium excretion. Avoid all colas and diet sodas. 5. Alcohol—Limit your intake to three glasses of wine per week. Alcohol, like caffeine, can deplete calcium, harming bone strength. 6. Cigarette Smoking—The data on smoking indicate that it doubles the risk of osteoporosis and hip…

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5 Heart-Healthy Tips for Lean Living!

…the processed food found in the middle of the store is full of the substances that are bad for your body—and your weight. 5. Keep your intake of caffeine, alcohol, and sugar minimal. It may feel like these substances give you a boost or some relaxation, but in the long run, they are detrimental to your…

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Take a CoQ10 Supplement for Heart Health

…doses with your meals. Occasionally, patients report a sense of “too much energy,” and a few even say it’s as though they’ve had too much caffeine. Should this occur, adjust the CoQ10 supplement dose down to a more comfortable level. In my next post I'll introduce you to L-Carnitine. It works…

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