Category: Healthy

October 2, 2021

More Digestive Regularity and Better Hydration

Although caffeine can get things moving, it can sometimes make that process just a little too speedy, Kenney says. The substance increases peristalsis, the muscle contractions that keep food in transit through your digestive system, previous research suggests. While that’s important, it can also contribute to loose stools and even diarrhea, and combined with caffeine’s diuretic effects, that may increase your risk of dehydration, and […]

September 25, 2021

Deeper Sleep for More Time

Of all the effects of caffeine, sleep quality and quantity may be the most studied, and for good reason. That huge spike in cortisol and adrenaline can be tough on your sleep quality, according to Michael Breus, PhD, Manhattan Beach, California–based author of The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan, and the biggest problem is its staying power. “Caffeine can stay in your system for hours, so […]