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Tea, coffee and energy drinks contain varying levels of caffeine, a stimulant that triggers mental alertness.

Caffeine, alcohol affect students

By Anthony Parlogean | October 20, 2019

College students love two specific drugs: caffeine and alcohol. Many students will inevitably find themselves indulging in one or both. Students should determine for themselves the individual costs and benefits associated with consistent consumption of...

What you drink may be the biggest danger to your diet

What you drink may be the biggest danger to your diet

By Logan Short | January 18, 2011

Every New Year, many people make it their resolution to get back in shape by working out and dieting. There are plenty of advertisements that may trick you into thinking you can get abs in two weeks, which cannot be considered as false advertising only...