diet & weight loss

What is kava and why has it recently provoked controversy?

Kava has came to the fore in recent years because it has been banned in many countries including the UK.

This is because there has been some very loose evidence suggesting a possible link to liver disease. However, when you consider the indigenous people of the Pacific Islands (where kava grows naturally) have been taking it for hundreds of years without any problems, you can see why this seems unlikely.

Kava is taken as a supplement because it acts as a relaxer of both body and mind. Its effects are similar to those of a mild tranquilizer but without the risk of addiction.

Another difference is that in no way does kava make you drowsy, quite the opposite in fact. Kava can you help focus and increase your state of alertness.

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