Nutrition Myths

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Caffeine intolerance

How do you develop caffeine tolerance?

Caffeine tolerance refers to how an individual adapts to the effects of an increased dose of caffeine. Tolerance to caffeine can be built with a regular use of the same dose of caffeine, but to achieve the same stimulatory effects the dose needs to...

Is caffeine bad for you?

Is caffeine bad for you?

Caffeine containing foods or beverages can either be bad or good for you depending on your genetic predisposition, on your allergic reaction to it or on the amount of caffeine consumed. For most people 400mg (between 3-5 cups of coffee) of caffeine...

Is coffee bad for you?

Is coffee bad for you?

Coffee can be bad or good for you, mostly depending on your reaction to its main component, caffeine. The health benefits as well as the negative effects of different daily amounts of coffee varies greatly between individuals. Learn which situation...