Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant of the methylxanthine class. It is used as a cognitive enhancer, increasing alertness and attentional performance. Natural caffeine replacements that can help cut down on caffeine.
For every 1 fluid oz (29.6g) there is 12 mg of caffeine
The side effects of caffeine at higher doses include restlessness, anxiety, irritability, and insomnia.
Withdrawal symptoms from high doses of caffeine can include headache and fatigue.
Devil Mountain’s Black Label coffee is known as the highest caffeine coffee in the world. Not for the faint of heart, this coffee contains over 1,500 milligrams of caffeine.
Caffeine in popular drinks/products
651 milligrams / per 12 fluid ounces. Starbucks Venti Coffee.
415 milligrams / 20 fluid ounce. Dunkin’ Donuts Large Coffee with Turbo Shot.
395 milligrams / 20 fluid ounce. Shock Coffee Triple Latte.
280 milligrams/ per 23.5 ounces. Jolt energy drink.
300 milligrams/per 16 fluid ounces. C4 ultimate energy drink
133 milligrams/per 16 ounces. McDonalds coffee.
200 milligrams/per 1.93 fluid ounces. 5-hour energy.
Two Excedrin Migraine tablets: 130 milligrams.
improved athletic performance
🍶Chicory root can be roasted, ground and brewed ( caffeine free)
use 2 tablespoons of grounds for every 6 ounces (180 ml) of water, or adjust this ratio based on your preferences
🍶Matcha tea a type of green tea made by steaming, drying and grinding the leaves
matcha tea provides an abundance of beneficial antioxidants in a single serving
🍶Golden tea is a rich, caffeine-free substitute for coffee
filled with ginger, cinnamon, turmeric and black pepper
other common additions include cardamom, vanilla and honey
🍶 Yerba mate is a naturally caffeinated herbal tea made from the dried leaves of the South American holly tree
loaded with beneficial plant compounds that act as antioxidants
🍶 Kombucha is made by fermenting black tea with bacteria, yeast and sugar
after fermentation, kombucha contains probiotics, acetic acid and antioxidants