Tag Archives: Caffeine

L-theanine Component of Tea

Camellia sinensis, better known as tea, is a popular drink because of its energising and relaxing properties. Nutritionally tea is important because after water it is the most consumed beverage in the World. Much of the credit for the energising … Continue reading

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Caffeine: Thermogenic Enhancer

besity is a complex metabolic disorder that is characterised by insulin resistance. This insulin resistance prevents the correct utilisation of food for energy. Ingested energy is instead partitioned to adipose tissue for storage where it accumulates as abdominal body fat. … Continue reading

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Nicotine and Caffeine

Nicotine and caffeine belong to a group of chemicals called alkaloids. Alkaloids have a cyclic nitrogen-containing structure, although no defined chemical classification exists. The alkaloid grouping contain poisons, neurotoxins, psychedelic and some social drugs. Of the social drugs caffeine and … Continue reading

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