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Caffeine Makes You Smarter and Happier

Smarter and Happier

Scientists have been studying caffeine for years, and have discovered that caffeine offers all sorts of health benefits. Caffeine may be able to help you lose weight because caffeine stimulates brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, which burns off calories in the form of white fat. Caffeine is also effective at reducing pain after an […]

Caffeine Could Offset Health Risks from a High-Fat High-Sugar Diet

High-Fat, High-Sugar Diet

Good news, caffeine lovers! Scientists have found that consumption of  caffeine limits weight gain and cholesterol production, despite a diet that was high in fat and sugar. Eating a healthy diet can be challenging for various reasons, so this is good news for those of us who struggle to eat our veggies. And, for those […]

Seattle Gummy Co’s Caffeine Gummy vs. The Competition

Caffeine-Comparison

Whether you’re an athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply a person who needs the energy to get through your day, you’ve likely heard about caffeine gummies. These are all the rage with athletes and office workers alike. With a glut of caffeine chews on the market, how do you decide which one is right for […]

Candy for Fuel? Why do Athletes Eat Skittles, Gummy Candy, and Other High Sugar Chews While Working Out?

Runner eating candy

If you’re a runner you may have wondered if you can swap out your high carb gels for candy. Maybe you overheard someone talking about using candy chews for energy during their last marathon, or read about professional athletes like Clare Gallagher, who bought a one-and-a-half-pound tub of Sour Patch kids before she tackled the […]

How to combat low energy while on a Vegan Diet

Vegan Diet

According to nutritionist Michelle Jaelin, the number two complaint she hears from people eating a vegan diet is that they are “tired and fatigued”. She says that this is because the risk of becoming nutrient deficient is greater when someone has cut out large food groups, especially animal products, which tend to contain higher amounts […]