Synopses & Reviews
Nearly 80 percent of all Americans are addicted to caffeine. A natural component of coffee, tea, and chocolate, and regularly added to soft drinks, candy, and over-the-counter drugs, this powerful stimulant can affect brain function, hormone balance, and sleep patterns, while increasing the risk of osteoporosis, diabetes, ulcers, PMS, stroke, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Now, for the first time, an accomplished nutritional biochemist and medical writer exposes the truth about caffeine, and gives readers a step-by-step program to:
-- reduce intake without the headaches, fatigue, and depression associated with withdrawal
-- boost energy with a group of newly discovered nutrients, healthy beverages, better sleep, and high-energy habits
-- create a new life of vibrant health, vitality, and mental clarity, and
-- recognize the specific dangers and health risks associated with caffeine consumption.
An accomplished nutritional biochemist and medical writer exposes the harmful side effects of caffeine and gives readers a step-by-step program to reduce intake, boost energy, create a new vibrant life and recognize the dangers.
Pulls together all the latest research and details the full scope of caffeine's detrimental effect on our physical, mental and emotional well being.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-442) and index.