Study Up Energy was designed to be the most advanced caffeine-based system on the market. Something that is organic and naturally sourced, free of artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives. We wanted to include only the most key vitamins and nutrients that have withstood the test of time yet are widely unappreciated. Things like vitamin C which is thought of as immune-system protecting but is critical in nerve cell functioning, heart health, and more. We included vitamin D which is involved in almost every aspect of mental and physical functioning and is quite possibly the most important of all of the vitamins. The rest of the formula is B-complex vitamins which are the important vitamins in energy metabolism, ginkgo biloba which has been used safely in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years.
How much coffee is one tablet equivalent to?There is 240 mg of caffeine in Study Up-- how much coffee is that?
What are the desired and the undesired effects of caffeine?At the right dose which is specific to each individual based on their body size and composition, tolerance, genetics, and many other factors, caffeine enhances both physical performance and mental alertness.
How fast does the body absorb caffeine and how fast is the elimination?Caffeine in immediate-release form is absorbed rapidly and completely by the body. The stimulating effects of caffeine usually occur 15 to 30 minutes after consumption and last around 3-4 hours in most people. If the dose is taken on a full stomach it will likely take a little longer to feel the effects and will usually result in a smoother experience than on an empty stomach.
How much caffeine is safe to take in a day?Once again this dose is very individual-specific but there are some good numbers that apply to the generally healthy adult population. The critical number appears to be about 500 mg per day for men and around 300 mg per day for women. Approaching these doses over an extended period of time is associated with many health benefits. The following studies suggest a rough idea of where benefits may take place: for men in the Health Professionals follow-up Study, a statistically significant 17% decreased risk of type 2 diabetes was associated with >417 mg/day of caffeine; whereas, for women in the Nursing Health Study, significance for 30% decreased risk was reached at 258 mg/day caffeine.
What is the lethal dose of caffeine? How much coffee do you have to drink to overdose?'Everything is a poison-- the dose determines poison'--Paracelsus. The lethal dose of caffeine is roughly 150 mg/kg of body weight. That is around 10 grams of caffeine and to put that in to some context, the lethal dose of water is about 6 liters in a very short time. In order to get to the toxic level of caffeine by drinking average coffee you would have to drink over 28 liters. This means that the water would kill you nearly 5 times over before the caffeine got you. Additionally, caffeine would give you some bonus diuresis effect as you guzzled coffee with would most likely make your lethal dose a little higher than if caffeine weren't in the system. One of the problems with caffeine not being regulated is that you can buy the pure powder. Without a digital scale and some guidance this is dangerous and there have been many glorified news reports about how dangerous 'caffeine' is and that is partly why people have a bad feeling about 'caffeine' yet a warm cozy feeling about 'coffee' which is something worth thinking about.
How long does shipping take in the US?Shipping is USPS and generally takes 2 days.
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