Friday, May 23, 2014

60% of people need this to begin the day.

Maybe the number one reason people drink coffee early in the morning is...

To Wake Them Up!

60% argue they need coffee to begin the day. 

The hormone cortisol that is produced in your body actually makes you feel awake and alert. Cortisol actually peeks in your body between 8:00 - 9:00 am. This means that your body is naturally caffeinating itself during this period. 

The study goes on to say that if you drink coffee during this time the caffeine effect will not have it's normal punch because your already experiencing a spark. 

You can read the whole story in more detail here. 

According to Lisa Evans  drinking coffee at peak cortisol times not only diminishes the energy-boosting effects of caffeine, but it causes your body to build a tolerance to it, meaning the caffeine jolt you get will diminish over time. 

I LOVE GREAT coffee, but I'm always looking for ways to improve my daily routine for optimal performance. I'm going to give it a try.

1 comment:

  1. That's why we drink our coffee between 6:30 & 7:30 am!