Caffeine is a natural substance that is bitter in taste. Caffeine is found in more than 60 plants. Sources of caffeine include coffee beans, tea leaves, kola nuts (flavor soft drink colas), cacao pods (chocolate), yerbe mate and guarana. Caffeine is also made synthetically and is used in medicines, foods, and drinks. Pain relievers, cold medicines, energy drinks contains the synthetic caffeine. Half life of caffeine is long up to 3 to 5 hours. Consumption of caffeine in forms of coffee and capsules, get directly absorbed and appears in the blood within 5–15 min and peaks between 40 and 80 min. It is evident that caffeine when consume in a pill or carbohydrate beverage is more effective as compared to coffee.
Caffeine has many effects on body's metabolism. It has a stimulating effect on central nervous system (CNS). The effect may begin within 15 minutes of caffeine ingestion and may last up to 6 hours. It relieves pain and reduces sensation of fatigue. Pain is relieved due to the caffeine action on adenosine receptors. Migraine and terminal cancer stage treatment also involves caffeine to modulate pain. Also, caffeine enhances mental activity, alertness, focus and technical skill during and post strenuous activity. Caffeine improves body's fat utilization. Research has found the effectiveness of caffeine for endurance athletes in restoring high intensity performance.
At low doses, research has proved caffeine's effectiveness on mood enhancement and alertness. At high doses, it has adverse effects on body.
One study observed that consumption of 150-200 mg caffeine as coffee 1 hour prior to exercises enhanced 1500 meter running performance.
Research has found moderate caffeine quantities i.e. 3-6 mg per kg body weight to be most effective in athletes.
Overdose of caffeine (more than 6 cups of coffee) may result in difficulty in concentrating, insomnia, muscle tremors, fast heartbeat, jitterness, heartburn, nervousness, stomach upset and irritability.
Thus people on medications for depression, anxiety, insomnia, heart issues, GERD, high blood pressure and kidney disease should avoid excessive caffeine intake. Try choosing decaffeinated drinks over caffeinated ones
Pregnant women who consume excess caffeine (coffee) has been found to have low birth weight baby, premature delivery and miscarriage. Pregnant women should limit their intake or consult doctor before the consumption.
FB Nutrition Caffeine Ingredients
FB Nutrition Caffeine Nutrition Facts
1 Serving is 1 tablet
FB Nutrition Caffeine Dosage
Take 1 tablet with water a day.
Not for medicinal use.
Consult your dietitian/ certified gym trainer prior to confirm the dose along with diet and exercise regimen.
FB Nutrition Caffeine Storage
Keep the lid tightly closed. Store in a cool and dry place.
FB Nutrition Caffeine Warning
Not to be taken if no exercise regimen is being followed.
Not to be used by kidney patients.
Consult your dietitian/ certified gym trainer prior to whey protein use.
Side effects like gastrointestinal upset, nervousness, mental confusion, inability to focus, and disturbed sleep, is seen at high doses.
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