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Questions About Hep C?

June 26, 2015

You may have seen Hep C advertisements around the web, targeting Baby Boomers. Why? It’s recommended that all Baby Boomers get tested for Hep C. They, as a generation, were at just the wrong time for medicine and disease spread. Stories of reusing needles to give vaccines, for instance, are common. The practices that prevent […]

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Research shows that coffee drinkers are more likely to have the energy (and ability) for intimacy than non-coffee drinkers. For men, everyone but people with diabetes experienced fewer instances of problems like erectile dysfunction with 2 cups a day. For women, 1 cup of coffee was enough for them to report more instances of intimacy. […]

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The Perfect Cup Of Tea

March 31, 2015

Studies come out frequently enough that I think most people realize there are health benefits to be had from both coffee and tea—but since both are used primarily as stimulants, it’s easy to miss where the benefits come from (it’s not the caffeine). Coffee, tea, chocolate, and related plants have high antioxidant content, as well […]

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There’s an antioxidant in coffee, chlorogenic acid, which (at least in mice) protected the retinal tissue. Oxidative stress, which can come from numerous sources (including lack of oxygen to your eyes, contact wearers), can cause tissue damage and loss of sight. Antioxidants fight oxidation, and apparently chlorogenic acid is particularly good at fighting that oxidation […]

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Good News, Coffee Drinkers

January 15, 2014

Weather you need a morning pick-me-up or just hate the taste of water (but don’t want the calories of juice or artificial flavor), two new studies have reinforced the benefits of drinking coffee (and tea). First, caffeine improves your long term memory. This isn’t the first study to make the finding, but it does reinforce […]

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