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Caffeine for Performance & Weight Loss

Caffeine is an alkaloid that acts as a central nervous system stimulant and is the most commonly consumed psychoactive drug in the world. Found in coffee, tea, chocolate, soda and other food sources, approximately 90% of adults in the U.S. consume caffeine on a daily basis.1 The research on caffeine as an athletic performance enhancer has been fairly extensive, and it is believed that caffeine acts as an ergogenic aid by blocking adenosine receptors, which causes an increase in epinephrine.View complete newsletter