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Why You Shouldn’t Drink Your Pre-Workout

You Shouldn’t Drink Your Pre-Workout

There’s nothing like the feeling of a solid workout where you not only reached your goals but exceeded them. However, you know that doesn’t happen every time you exercise because, well, you’re human. But, many athletes and workout enthusiasts are reaching for a pre-workout supplement to give that extra boost of energy and performance. It’s not just anecdotal evidence that supports pre-workouts. The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition published a study reporting that combining a pre-workout supplement with a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout significantly increased workout gains.

Why Am I So Tired All the Time? And How to Stop It

Why So Tired

Occasional fatigue is a normal part of life, but if you’re tired all of the time, there could be a few different reasons why. It might be as simple as not getting enough sleep or exercise, or you could have an underlying health issue. Whatever the reason, it’s time to solve the problem of feeling tired all of the time and help you have more energy.

8 Ways to Have Consistent Energy Throughout the Day

consistent energy throughout

Fatigue is a worldwide problem, with about 20% of adults reporting persistent fatigue throughout their days. If you’re wondering how to have more energy throughout the day, you are not alone. In this article, we’ll discuss why you might be tired and ways to have more energy.

Why Do I Keep Falling Asleep at My Desk? And What To Do About It

Falling Asleep at My Desk

Depleted energy levels and daytime fatigue plague many people in America. It is a huge issue that impacts people’s quality of life and work. For some people, this issue can become extreme. Many workers are struggling with fatigue to the point where they’re nodding off during the workday, and waking up wondering “Why am I falling asleep at my desk?”. In this article, we’ll explore why you might be falling asleep at your desk and what you can do about it.

How to Stop Waking Up Tired

Stop Waking Up Tired

If you’re wondering how to stop waking up tired, you are not alone. Many people are struggling with waking up tired, even if they had enough hours of sleep that night. This can be extremely frustrating and make daily life even more challenging. There may be a simple reason for why you’re waking up tired. We’ll explore reasons for waking up tired, and ways to wake up energized in this article.

Why Functional Foods are Trending

Functional Foods are Trending

Functional foods are trending because they often work. Science has shown us over and over again the health benefits of a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, and nuts, or more specifically the phytochemicals nutrients found in these foods. And science is also discovering what thousands of years of herbal medicine across cultures have known: herbs have powerful effects on the body, and can be healing agents. High-quality functional foods bridge the gap between a highly beneficial ingredient and the person who doesn’t want to or doesn’t know how to take herbs like ginkgo biloba. This is why we are seeing products like mushroom chocolate and gummies with B vitamins; they can be effective and they are meeting a direct consumer need for better health.

The Best Way to Get Functional Ingredients into Your Diet

Get Functional Ingredients into Your Diet

Not all functional food products are created equal. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as choosing a product with functional food or ingredient on the label. Many times products are “pixie-dusted”, which means they contain trace or negligible amounts of the functional ingredient. Other times the product won’t contain an absorbable, or usable form of the functional food. One example of this is turmeric. The active compound of turmeric, curcumin, is notoriously difficult to absorb since it’s fat-soluble, and human digestion is water-based.

What Makes a Food Functional?

What Makes a Food Functional

Functional foods are all the rage these days. You’ve likely seen these words on products in the grocery store or being advertised online. Many of these products come with promises of better health and claim to solve problems like low energy, poor libido, high stress, anxiety, depression, and sleeplessness. So, what makes a food functional? The Mayo Clinic defines functional food as “…foods that have a potentially positive effect on health beyond nutrition.”.

Why Caffeine Gummies Work Faster than Drinks, Pills, or Capsules

Why Caffeine Gummies Work Faster

Energy is precious these days. It is the other energy crisis facing this nation, one that many people try to solve with caffeine. Caffeine not only gives energy but also increases motivation and focus, which is one reason why many people drink coffee in the morning. The ability of caffeine to give us these qualities makes it highly valuable and part of what allows many people to perform well (or at all) in life. What if there were a way to get these qualities faster than drinking coffee or taking an energy pill? Caffeine energy gummies are the answer. In this article, we’ll discuss what caffeine is, how the body absorbs it from drinks, pills, and capsules, and how it’s absorbed in gummy form.