Friday, July 30, 2010

A true villain

Lawrence says: Caffeine is like an actor. It only brings about an illusion of well being and health. If we keep living an illusion of energy and alertness, we will one day pay the price. Continual tiredness and weakness of nerves and organs will finally catch up with us.
Statistics show that heavy tea and coffee drinkers are more susceptible to all types of disease. Caffeine causes your stomach to produce more acid, often creating a heart burn. In fact, the Mayo Clinic refuses to treat anu ulcer patient who is unwilling to quit drinking tea or coffee. Caffeine also produces a stress effect, which can elevate blood pressure in coffee drinkers. High blood pressure is one of the main risk factors in heart attacks.

Caffeine stress effect also partially the intestinal tract. Digestion and absorption of food take longer. What you wat stays longer in your intestines. This produces gas, indigestion, and increases the chance of colon cancer. Caffeine is a villain.

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