Love Coffee, or Hate It? The Answer’s in Your Genes

What a difference a gene makes. It may mean hours of calm, enhanced focus, or developing a headache, palpitations, anxiety or an upset stomach. Learn the difference between “fast metabolizers’ and “slow metabolizers,” and get tips on making coffee.

Recipe: Chocolate Espresso Tofu Mousse

Do you have 80 calories to spare for a creamy chocolate dessert? This creative recipe calls for tofu, bananas and dark, bittersweet chocolate. Blend them them all up into a sweet treat that can stave off your wildest chocolate cravings.

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Drink Up! Coffee May Reduce Your Risk of MS

Coffee intake has been linked to a reduced risk of several diseases, including diabetes and heart disease.  New research finds drinking coffee also may protect against the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), a disabling neurological disease that affects about 2.5 million people world-wide. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Northern California studied more than 2,000 people, half of whom were … Read More

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5 Best Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump (Video)

It’s about 2 p.m., and you’re feeling tired, sluggish and unfocused — the dreaded “afternoon slump.” Dylan Wint, MD, a brain health expert at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, offers five helpful ways to avoid this common afternoon feeling. 1. Don’t work through lunch. Dr. Wint says working through lunch is a … Read More