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NZFSA: Energy shots not for children and pregnant women

Peter Griffin posted in on June 2nd, 2010.

A scientific literature review undertaken by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority has found that energy shots and energy drinks which contain high levels of caffeine are not suitable for children, young adolescents, pregnant women and people sensitive to caffeine. The finding reaffirms the NZFSA’s existing advisory on caffeine, which when consumed in high doses […]

Tea drinking and oesophageal cancer

Peter Griffin posted in on March 27th, 2009.

A new study just published today in the British Medical Journal has found a link between drinking hot tea and oesophageal cancer among people in Northern Iran. Patterns of tea consumption were measured, along with the temperature at which the tea was drunk, among healthy participants. Results showed that compared with drinking lukewarm tea, drinking […]

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