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Ask Levi: Are There Any Caffeine-Free Energy Drinks?

Is it possible to find an energy drink that is caffeine-free? It seems like a strange request, but there are indeed a few energy drinks that are caffeine-free, or at least low in caffeine. Here is a list…

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The Complete Guide To FRS Healthy Energy Ingredients

While no one seems to care about normal drinks such as Powerbar Endurance, I get a barrage of questions about every drink from FRS. So here is a complete list of all the ingredients for each FRS product…

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3 Simple Ways to Get Energized – For FREE

With all the marketing campaigns out there touting the benefits of each new energy drink, you might think that there’s no way to get energized without buying some expensive energy drink. But it is possible to get energy, naturally, if you make a few simple lifestyle changes…

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Ask Levi: What Is ORAC?

One thing that’s happening with the healthy energy drink trend is companies are loading their drinks with potent antioxidants. Because of this, you might see something called the ORAC rating.

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BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottles for Outdoorsmen Have Arrived!

BPA (short for bisphenol A) is in the news once again, with more and more studies showing the possible side effects of BPA consumption, which happens when BPA leaches out of a plastic water bottle and into your drinking water. Let’s look at some of the new BPA-free water bottles.

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Ask Levi: High Blood Pressure and FRS Healthy Energy

If you have looked at the ingredients in FRS Healthy Energy, whether it be the FRS liquid concentrate, FRS cans, or even the FRS powder, you’ll see it contains caffeine. If that concerns you, read this article about FRS, caffeine, and high blood pressure.

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Black Cherry Juice – A Natural Anti-Inflammatory

Expensive, exotic juices have been all the rage for the past few years, with claims from “boosts energy levels” to “cures cancer” and everything in between. I’ve used a few of them, from deep sea vegetation to goji and acai berries, and I’ll admit that most do taste pretty awesome. But… they’re expensive, and you can’t really tell if they’re working unless you have some serious illness that gets better.

That’s why I was happy to hear that plain old black cherry juice has been in the headlines this year. It’s much simpler than the exotic juices, it costs just $8 per bottle, and I have seen it work!

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Sunscreen – Friend or Foe?

Every year, just before summer begins, newspapers and magazines are filled with articles reminding you to use sunblock or risk getting skin cancer. The advice is always the same – avoid going out in the sun at peak times, and always wear sunblock with a high SPF. If you don’t, you’ll get skin cancer! But what if the sunscreen, rather than the sun, is the problem?

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People are Getting “Wiiker” These Days

When it comes to obesity in America, everyone blames someone else – “I’m only fat because McDonald’s is down the corner” or “it’s not safe outside, my kids can’t leave the house.” Then when someone comes along and does something about it, what happens? They get ridiculed

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Should You Be Taking Liquid Vitamins?

How many pills do you have to take every morning? Lots of multivitamins in there? For most people the answer is yes, considering there are more multivitamins sold than Prozac or Viagra! I think my mom used to take at least five or six vitamins. I don’t

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