If you’re trying to manage pain, using caffeine and painkillers may be a surprisingly powerful approach. This idea can make the painkillers more effective, promoting better outcomes overall.
Recent Health and Nutrition Research
Nutrition is an ever-changing field, as researchers continually discover new information and alter what we know about certain topics. It will never be possible to cover all of the new research because papers are constantly being published.
However, the posts in this category offer an introduction to key pieces of recent research. The themes of the research studies vary widely and include topics of nutrition, weight loss and behavior. In each post, I offer details about a particular study, the implications of that study and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the research.
Herbal supplements can often be a powerful way to promote health and may even play a role in decreasing inflammation and pain. Recent research suggests that this may be particularly relevant for ashwagandha and knee pain.
Headaches aren’t commonly viewed as a symptom of low vitamin D. Nevertheless, some research suggests that such a connection may exist.
In this recent study, the authors looked at the use of high protein snacks for weight loss, along with the impacts of snacking in general. Specifically, they were interested in yogurt and the connection to hunger and the next meal.
Caffeine is a common choice for many people and we know it has effects on the body. But, what’s the relationship between caffeine and weight loss? Could caffeine make it easier to lose weight and actually keep it off?