What Kinds Of Tea Can Mormons Drink? (By The Word of Wisdom)

Growing up Mormon in Utah taught me a lot of things: Green Jello and funeral potatoes are life-sustaining, Coke is against the Word of Wisdom (‘cuz the caffeine), and, while herbal tea is technically okay, it’s better not to drink it…because it’s tea. This left me in a bit of an odd place when I observed that, …

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Does Caffeine Cause Brain Fog? (My Detox Experience)

In the past couple of years articles about “brain fog” have been leaping up all over the internet.  It seems that everyone (including me) has been in the same boat at one point.  We can remember a time when our brains felt sharp, ready to absorb information and crank out any sort of work we …

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7 Ways to Get Rid of a Caffeine Headache (without caffeine)

We’ve all been there, we didn’t get our morning (or mid-morning/afternoon/mid-afternoon/evening) cup of coffee and you feel a dull ache starting to develop.  If you’re a caffeine lover (like myself) your dull ache might develop into a raging headache within the next couple of hours unless you can find some liquid caffeinated relief. While the …

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What is the Healthiest Source of Caffeine? (it’s not coffee)

I remember the first time I had a BANG! energy drink. Unicorn Rainbow flavor. Whatever that is. I was going through a particularly stressful time and had been having huge amounts of caffeine to maintain my schedule of school, night-shift, husband/dad duties, and repeat. BANG! was one of the first and most successful drinks to …

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My Life Without Caffeine: Is It Better?

During my first year of college, I figure I consumed almost 200 grams of caffeine. By the end of the year, it seemed like I didn’t have any energy no matter what I drank or did. It wasn’t until a year or so later (when I was even more burned out) that I realized that not only …

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The 11 Awesome Health Benefits of Giving up Coffee

I didn’t even know how much I relied on caffeine to get me through the day until I didn’t have it. I knew, of course, that any form caffeine didn’t have much effect on me anymore. In fact, I hadn’t felt energized from the caffeine in years. I drank it simply to feel normal levels …

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10 Tips To Make Giving Up Caffeine Easier (it still sucks)

If you’re here you’re probably already aware of something: giving up caffeine is going to suck.  I knew that quitting caffeine wasn’t going to be easy but it still took me three or four tries before I finally kicked the habit. There are some rare individuals out there who can drink 10 cups of coffee …

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How To Detox From Caffeine

If you’re visiting this page, odds are you’ve tried detoxing from caffeine before. When I first became aware of the negative effect that caffeine was having on my body, I tried to quit cold turkey. That was when I found out that I was a noodle of a man… or at least, I thought so …

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