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Why does the brain shrink and increase energy usage after dehydration?

Along with mood and energy deficits a dehydrated brain has to use a lot more energy to accomplish the same tasks, shows a study from King's College London. Quote from Dehydration affects brain ...
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Individual variation in food energy bio-availability

I'm sure that this question has been asked before, but I've been unable to find the correct wording to give useful search results. Nutritional information assumes the following energy values: 4kcal/...
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Can age affect how carbohydrates affects your energy level?

I've read that eating a lot of products containing carbohydrates can make you feel tired. However, when I was younger (pre-20) I never noticed this effect. Currently 25 and noticed being tires quite ...
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How does the brain react to intermittent fasting during the whole cycle?

In the 16/8 intermittent fasting, you eat for 8 hrs then fast for 16hrs. I am curious about how the brain reacts to these changes as the cycle progresses through the day. When will cognitive ...
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What are the long term effects of Dexedrine (for adult ADD)?

Dexedrine is a common treatment for ADD in adults. It is a stimulant that helps with focus and engagement in their work. But it is an amphetamine and thus has potential for chemical dependence. ...
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Can caffeine be absorbed through the skin? Specifically, do caffeinated soaps boost energy?

I had no idea that caffeinated soap existed! (You really do learn something new everyday)! So apparently these caffeinated soaps are on the market, but are they really all that effective in boosting ...
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How to work 16 hours a day?

I'm 27 years old. I work in the computer software industry. I have a full-time job and I also work on some freelance projects. I spend around 11 hours on my full-time job and it is a bit stressful (i....
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How energizing/effective are Turmeric supplements? They are often advertised on energy drinks

I've been studying for exams lately, and as much as I hate to admit (because I know how bad energy drinks are for people), I've been consuming some energy drinks, and I've noticed that quite a lot of ...
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Are low amounts of caffeine, e.g. Coke, bad for IBS? If so, advice on how IBS sufferers can get a burst of energy?

I unfortunately, am one of the many that suffer from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). I also have the luck of suffering from fibromyalgia (so I have chronic fatigue), but I have a very demanding job ...
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