Coffee, Tea, Juice

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mmCollagenProOctober 17, 20174min370

If you’ve been in college for more than a couple weeks, you’ve probably learned what just about every students learns really quickly: you’re going to be tired a lot. You probably aren’t sleeping enough (who wants to sleep when there are friends to hang out with, homework to do, papers to write, and girls/guys to chase?), you’re spending a lot of mental and physical energy going to class and studying, and you’re expending energy walking around all day (in addition to any sports you play or frisbee-tossing sessions you engage in). What does all of this mean? It means that, at some point, you’re going to need an energy boost.

The college student’s fallback energy boost is, always has been, and always will be caffeine. Whether it’s in soda, coffee, tea, an energy drink, or some other form, caffeinating is a reliable way to get a boost. Unless, of course, you’ve been having a lot of it and you’re developing a tolerance. In this case, you’ll need to start having more and more for it to have any effect. I highly recommend limiting your caffeine intake when you don’t need it just so that it’s more effective when you do actually require a boost.

One of my favorite strategies is to avoid needing an energy boost in the first place. You may not be able to get much more sleep, but you can still do some things that will help keep you from running so low that you need some artificial help. Eating breakfast, for example. Make sure you don’t let yourself get overly hungry throughout the day, and you’ll avoid the blood sugar swings that will make you really tired and leave you in search of a cup of coffee.

Stress is near the top of the list of college student energy sappers. I’ve written about stress management quite a few times on this blog, so you should have at least some idea of how to keep your stress at a reasonable level by now. If not, start reading up on it. It’ll make a big difference. Not only will it help out your energy levels, but it will really have a positive effect on the rest of your life.

Even though it may seem obvious, taking a nap is a very under-utilized energy booster. Get back to your dorm for 15 or 20 minutes, turn off the lights, and lay down. Even if you don’t sleep, the relaxation should help you re-center yourself and get some energy back. It’s easy for a 15-minute nap to turn into a 2-hour one, so be careful doing this.

Everyone has their own preferred energy boosts. Whether yours is coffee, sleeping, or something entirely different, use it when you have to! Being overly tired all day may seem like a good way to get a lot of things done, but it can also get you sick, and it certainly won’t have a good effect on your grades. Keep your fatigue under control, and you’ll be in good shape.


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mmCollagenProApril 17, 20174min1320

Beverages make the meals complete as it helps the people in enjoying their work and social gatherings as people sip on the largely popular drinks like coffee, tea or juice. The intake of these three beverages is higher as compared to other drinks. Most of the households or commercial establishments around the globe prefer coffee to tea and juice. The coffee is the favorite pastime and is served during meetings, work, as soon as a person returns to home. A brewed drink is consumed with or without milk by most of the people.

Preferable Consumption of Beverages

Most of the people choose beverages according to their country’s climate and their taste buds so coffee is widely chosen by the people as it relaxes the brain as it one of the most caffeinated drinks. It gives an escape in the colder climates and is known mostly in the nations like America or other western countries as a democratic drink. People feel this drink to be classier than other beverages, and it holds the historical significance too.

It dates back to the revolutionary period where in some countries, tea was held as traitor’s drink and coffee was preferred over it. Moreover, it is regarded as an aromatic brew that contains antioxidants like chlorogenic acid or quinines, and it has an anti-bacterial compound trigonelline that provides delicious aroma. Most of the researchers have also stated that drinking coffee helps in lowering the risk of colon cancer, Parkinson’s disease, liver cancer, gout and type II diabetes. It is advised to the high blood pressure and heart patients to seek doctor’s recommendation before they go for caffeine intake.

On the other hand, tea is second most preferred drink but is preferred by very fewer families as it is expensive in comparison to other drinks. It is said to constitute of many Flavonoids, antioxidants and other substances that make it best for consumption. Green Tea is mostly preferred as it has medicinal value and helps in solving many health issues like obesity, heart diseases, etc. The people of western countries in comparison to other popular beverages consume usually 10 gallons of tea. These drinks make their mark in the stores and are found in almost all homes like wine, beer, energy drinks, etc.

On the other hand, the juice is more or less preferred by people as most of them take other beverages like wine, beer, soda, etc. Carbonated drinks are habitually preferred in some countries rather than apple or orange juices. The Juices that can be mainly found in the western countries are garden-fresh juices. Even one can find the Orange juice with added calcium.

Therefore, out of the beverages, people mostly prefer coffee as it gains the top slot due to its properties and the climate of few countries. Tea and kinds of Juices come after it as they are less consumed in western countries as compared to the Asian countries where households prefer them.