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Guess What “Too Much” Coffee Does To You

  One of the beverages health professionals like myself are asked about frequently is coffee. Because coffee is a drug (well, caffeine is a drug) and it obviously has stimulatory properties, people can’t help but think it’s bad for you. Makes sense, right? If it makes your heart race and you can’t function without it then it’s got to be bad for you, right? Especially if you drink a lot of it through the day. Not so fast health conscious reader. The truth is because coffee is such a popular beverage (Americans drink 146 billion cups annually) it’s been the subject of a massive number of studies. In fact, It may be the most well-studied beverage on the planet, even more...

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8 Amazing Reasons To Start Using Apple Cider Vinegar

If you’ve ever wondered why people are so fascinated with apple cider vinegar, I’ll give you a clue; actually, I’ll give you more than one – I’ll give you eight. You might already know this, but it’s worth repeating. Apple cider vinegar has been used for thousands of years for helping improve health, ever since ancient civilizations discovered that acidic leftovers of fermented apple juice had therapeutic properties. It’s these properties that have since been brought into holistic/alternative treatments for all kinds of health conditions. Made in a similar process as kefir, kombucha, and wine, apple cider vinegar (or ACV for short) is fermented with yeast and the sugar from apples to create an acidic profile that interacts positively with our bodies. If you’ve ever...

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