5 Common Beliefs about Caffeine Debunked

Caffeine is a bitter substance that is commonly found in teas, colas, chocolate, nuts, certain medicinal drugs and of course, in your favorite coffee. Who doesn't love coffee? If you are a coffee drinker, then you know very well how your body reacts to coffee's active compound - caffeine. But did you know that there are a lot of myths and beliefs about…

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Drugs and Family: Getting over Addiction for Your Kids

When you think of drugs and family, your thoughts probably instantly go to teenagers with shady friends and rebellious behaviors. The last thing that comes to mind is a mom with a drug problem. If an expectant mother has a drug problem, it's usually discovered by her doctor quickly during prenatal visits. Hopefully, she'll get help dealing with her addiction for the safety…

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5 Reasons you Should Quit Sugar for Life

I guess the first thing to know about sugar is that it isn't all bad. Natural sugars, the ones that appear in fruit and milk, for example, are healthy and fine to eat, as long as you eat them in moderation. The real problem with sugar is when it is consumed in excess. If you quit sugar, except those that naturally occur in foods,…

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Stepping Into Help Loved Ones with Alcohol Problems

Alcohol problems are part of the social fabric of this country. We use it to celebrate triumphs, ease the pain of defeats, and as a means of breaking the ice in social interactions. However, a lot of people have alcohol problems, and sometimes our beloved ones become victims of alcohol addiction. When used properly, alcohol is moderately harmless, and can even have some…

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26 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Meditation

I have a confession to make… I know meditation is meant to be good for you but I don’t meditate every day. I go through cycles of meditating 20 minutes a day and then slowly ‘forget’ and slide into not meditating until I feel I need to — until I feel like crap. Sound familiar? But recently things have been different. For the last 30 days, I’ve…

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These 6 Foods Behave Like Addictive Drugs

Addictive drugs aren't exclusive to street drugs or prescription medications. Sometimes foods can be just harmful. Exorphins, chemicals found in certain foods, can mimic the effects of addictive drugs. Since we know this, strategies are being developed to save our health from these harmful foods, or rather the inability to utilize moderation. So, here's the magic question: Which foods contain this potentially deadly…

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5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts

A recent online course unraveled psychedelic science, medicine, art, and spirituality. The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government has experimented with various psychedelic compounds (take the CIA's secret attempts at LSD mind-control between 1953 to 1964) over the…

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Top 2 Food Additives that are Stealing Years from Your Life

Taking about food additives and preservatives and the impact they can have on our health serves as an information source to warn readers of the hazards they present. Two of the most dangerous food additives are the most common. Although you’ll be aware they’re bad for your health, you may not be aware of the reasons why sugar and refined salt are the…

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