Dangers Of America's #1 Drug: Caffeine

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? The cycle is perpetuated.
? Continual use prevents recovery.

Immunity and Aging
? Onset of autoimmune disease is preceded by a period of severe stress or depression.
? Adrenals are overworked leading to poor immune control.
? DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone), the vitality hormone is produced by the adrenals.

Lack of Sleep

So, why haven’t I heard these things before?

Meet the Enemy
? International Life Sciences Institute
? International Food Information Council
? Both organizations are supported by companies who profit from the sale of caffeinated foods and beverages. For example: Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, M&M/Mars, Hershey Foods, etc.
? Information disseminated is often inaccurate and biased.

Should You Care?

Sources

? IFIC: http://ific.org/publications/qa/caffqa.cfm
? CSPI: http://www.cspinet.org/nah/caffeine/caffeine_corner.htm
? FDA: http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dailys/00/oct00/103100/emc0001.pdf
? R.M. Gilbert, “Caffeine as a Drug of Abuse,” in R.J. Gibbins et al. (eds.), Research Advances in Alcohol and Drug Problems (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1976)
? S. Cherniske, Caffeine Blues (New York: Warner Books, 1998) View More »

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