Coffee Alternatives, You Betcha!

But lets not get desperate, there are magical herbal teas which may be a great alternative!

Coffee is rich in antioxidants and great for energy but there are many possible side-effects, especially anxiety. We will guide you through caffeinated alternatives for a healthy start to the day!  

Coffee Alternatives For Caffeine Addict – There Is A Healthier Solution!

We all know the magical secrets for a world-class morning routine... A big ass cup o joe!!! however with these alternatives you won’t need to change much. Our herbal drink alternatives contain caffeine. You won’t feel the difference, the energy boost is outstanding! You will feel rejuvenated!

Our secret weapons are Yerba Mate and tea (green and black). We will guide you through their benefits! 

Yerba Mate

Yerba mate contains more caffeine than all other kinds of tea. Surprised? Yerba mate is a traditional drink in some South American countries, including Argentina and Brazil. It is made when the leaves and stems of a rainforest tree (Ilex paraguariensis) are dried. It is believed to have the health benefits of tea alongside the caffeine levels of coffee.

Yerba mate is a great drink. It won’t affect your sleeping quality or lower your energy levels. Yerba mate also decreases anxiety levels. Yerba mate can also reduce stress levels and improve energy levels. It can even have a positive effect on athletes’ performance! It also improves your level of alertness.

This healthy drink from Latin America is the bomb loaded with minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. It’s hard to find a better way to start off your day.  

Green Tea

It is a great alternative for people who are sensitive to high levels of caffeine. Its level of caffeine is not high, and it is refreshing. Unlike black tea it is not fermented. Green tea contains many protective antioxidants. You will remain highly energized and it has many positive health benefits.

Green tea hydrates your body and improves your level of attention. It also reduces stress, inflammation, and pain. It is beneficial for your teeth. Green tea is also great in reducing the risk of stroke, heart issues, blood clots, and high blood pressure. Blood sugar levels will go down to! 

Black Tea

Black tea is made out of fermented young tea leaves. Black tea loses antioxidants due to fermentation. But it has positive health benefits for your heart, LDL cholesterol, and reduces blood pressure. It also lowers the risk of stroke and blood sugar levels. But here come the best things – it improves your focus and makes your body more resistant to cancer!

In India, they have a special drink which is called masala chai. They mix black tea with the cow milk. It is the drink consumed by a wide range of the population. Give it a whirl. Optionally, you may mix it with some other beverages and create your perfect drink. 

Don’t forget, caffeine drinks might have side effects if you go too far. For example, it can lead to too much urination and drying your body out. Also, you might have a hard time sleeping at night. Your heart can pump faster and your heart rate might be increased. Just don’t go too far and use caffeine drinks with moderation. You are a grown adult and you know when to pull the handbrake. keep your intake moderate and caffeinated beverages can be of great benefit! And drink a bit more water – it prevents dehydration!

Nick Holland

The Outdoor Squad