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What the Coffee?

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When caffeine wears off, there is a sudden drop in energy levels as more receptors become available to the adenosine accumulated

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Fibre is Sharing

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Soluble types of dietary fibre, such as β-glucan and guar gum decrease plasma cholesterol levels

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Bipolar Disorder: Depression to Mania

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Stress, substance abuse, and certain medications have been identified as potential important environmental triggers for bipolar disorder

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Dopamine Gone Wrong: ADHD

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The DRD4 gene, which is involved in the regulation of dopamine, has been linked to impulsivity and risk-taking behavior in individuals with ADHD

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Lectins – The Dive

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Coconut oil inhibits the binding of lectins to cells in the body, and avocados may protect against lectin-induced damage

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Cannabis & Cannabinoids

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THC is mainly metabolized to 11-hydroxy-THC which is more potent than THC itself and is responsible for many of the effects of cannabis

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Heat Shock Proteins

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HSPs have been demonstrated to defend against a variety of diseases, including cancer, neurological disorders, and cardiovascular disease