Why Caffeine Is the Best Choice for a Productive Lifestyle

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WE LOVE CAFFEINE, AND YOU SHOULD TOO.

A good cup of coffee in the morning can give you a boost to get through the rest of the day, and it's no secret that caffeine is the magic ingredient that makes it happen. But what is caffeine anyway, and why is so good for you? Read on to find out why sipping on nitro cold brew makes your day so much better.

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CAFFEINE BOOSTS YOUR BRAIN.

Let's talk science for a second. Caffeine is a stimulant, and it works by blocking the inhibitory neurotransmitter Adenosine in your brain. It also causes the release more dopamine and norepinephrine, and increases the number of neurons firing in your brain, making you feel not only more awake, but also more focused and functional. Plus, it improves your mood, too. What's not to love?

Outside of your brain, caffeine works to rev your metabolism and increase the rate of fatty acid breakdown. This means you're burning fat faster. Also, it protects your liver against the damaging effects of alcohol, so it's a perfect pick-me-up the morning after a fun night out. 

SO GO AHEAD, POUR A GLASS.

While some people point to too much caffeine as a bad thing, don't let it stop you from having your daily cup of coffee--or two! Scientists say 400 milligrams of caffeine a day for healthy folks is perfectly fine. So drink up! With so many great things that caffeine has to offer, why wouldn't you?

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