Top 5 Healthy Alternatives to Caffeine

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The first 3 things on this list are ingredients (along with caffeine) in most high-sugar energy drinks sold today, but those drinks also contain artificial colors, flavors, and other random chemicals. If you want to try a healthy alternative to caffeine, here are 5 options most people consider to be healthier than tea, coffee, and especially ‘energy drinks’;

#1 Ginseng

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This is an extract derived from the ginseng root. It has been popular since ancient times, ginseng is beneficial for increased blood flow, and like coffee, has a stimulating effect. It’s been shown to reduce depression and stress. (Click Here For More Details on Amazon.com)

#2 Ginkgo Biloba

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This is an herbal extract from the leafes of the Ginkgo Biloba tree that has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine and works as a vasodilator, which increases of blood flow, particularly to the brain and extremities. People have reported better focus, well being and even creativity when taking this herb. (Pure Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract Powder on Amazon.com)

#3 Cold Water and a B12

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Ice cold water first thing in the morning can shock your system into a metabolic furnace that kicks into gear to warm the water put into your system. Combined with vitamin B12, this is an excellent way to jump start your engine. B12 is known for its mental clarity and energy enhancing properties, as well as playing a role in melatonin production (a hormone that regulates healthy sleep cycles). B12 can help depression, asthma and the formation of red blood cells. (Read User Reviews about Vitamin B-12 Tablets on Amazon.com)

#4 Capomo (Maya Nut)

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Capomo is nature’s premier antioxidant, super food, and coffee substitute, similar to coffee with hints of chocolate and cinnamon, Capomo is high in potassium, fiber, calcium, tryptophan, iron, zinc and vitamins A, B, C and E and amino acids (Capomo (Maya Nut) by Tattva’s Herbs on sale at Amazon.com)

#5 Treadmill Desk

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Walking increases oxygen metabolism in the blood, sending oxygen rich cells to the muscles and the brain, which sparks an alert and focused body. Walking on a treadmill throughout the day, while also working at your desk has been proven to drastically increase a persons energy levels. Continual activity of your body will increase the continual activity of your mind. (More Details About The LifeSpan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk on Amazon.com)

 

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