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Caffeine and Health: Just The Facts

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES If you’re like the majority of Americans, you start your day with at least one cup of a caffeinated beverage. Whether it’s coffee or tea (or one of the popular energy drinks), most people agree that caffeine in the morning helps jump-start the day. What is caffeine? Caffeine is…

Is Sleep Apnea Holding You Back?

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By Maria Fleet It’s a serious health problem many people don’t even know they have. They are completely unaware that they stop breathing many times in the night – and it can have a damaging effect on their health, especially for people trying to manage their weight. It’s called sleep apnea, and the most common…