Hydration Institute

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Why Am I So Tired? Top 10 Reasons

Fatigue is often something we associate with long days at work, physically tiring activities and stressful nights spent studying or finishing a project. Under these difficult conditions, it’s completely understandable that we’d feel tired and completely drained to a point that it’s difficult to focus or even just stay awake. However, there are also plenty of people in the world that feel tired on a regular basis even if they don’t perform physically strenuous or mentally taxing activities. A lack of energy can sap away your strength and make it hard for you to do anything throughout the day, so...

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Caffeine and L-Theanine, The Powerful Pair

Caffeine and L-theanine are acting on your body as a team. We’re here to unpack the research and see what this dynamic duo could be doing for you.

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Energy Drinks: What You Need to Know

Energy drinks are jam-packed with sugar, as well as caffeine and other stimulants. They are often promoted as giving a “buzz” and extra energy to help the drinker focus on mental tasks or improve physical performance.

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Low Blood Sugars and Energy Levels

Sugar crashes aren’t just for toddlers. Adults get grumpy and hangry too. When your blood sugar level dips below normal levels, the energy drain and tiredness can be all too real. But what’s the relationship between low sugar and energy levels? Are there any “good sugars”?

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Methods To Feel More Alert Throughout The Day

Do you wish you could feel more alert throughout your day? Are you falling asleep at the back of class? Struggling to stay awake in meetings? Do you have trouble concentrating or constantly feel in need of a nap? Here’s our analysis of some methods that help you stay awake and alert throughout your day.

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Caffeine is a drug, so like any drug there must be a limit. But just how many cups of coffee does it take to compromise your health?

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