Anhydrous Caffeine Boosts Cycling Performance, Claim Research Studies
Date : Feb 25, 2020 Author : PMR Editorial Staff Category : Food and Beverage
Athleticism consists of speed, strength, aerobic capacity, and mental flexibility.
Anhydrous caffeine is a white powder derived from the green coffee beans - Arabica and Robusta - via supercritical CO2 extraction. It is a vital ingredient in energy drinks as it decreases fatigue and drowsiness during work hours. Also, the dehydrated caffeine powder is being consumed as a sports supplement in the form of caffeinated gum and energy bars.
Athleticism consists of speed, strength, aerobic capacity, and mental flexibility. Research studies are unleashing the benefits of anhydrous caffeine in enhancing the performance of athletes. Recent surveys claim that anhydrous caffeine helps in improving the speed of cycling in both males and females. The studies investigated the effect of anhydrous caffeine intake on both the genders in a 5 km cycling session. It has been discovered that the cycling performance of both males and females improved by about nine seconds and six seconds respectively as compared to those who had either consumed placebo or nothing.
Rejuvenating Skin with Anhydrous Caffeine-Based Cosmetics
The desire to achieve enhanced appearance among individuals has been heightening globally, which accents increased demand for anti-aging cosmetic products. Anhydrous caffeine can be used in various anti-aging formulations owing to its antioxidant properties. It has the same pH as skin and promotes blood circulation, which is fruitful for the skin. Further, the concentrated caffeine powder, on the back of its anti-inflammatory property, aids in getting rid of skin soreness, and dark circles. Thus, it is used in many personal care products, including lotions, creams, and soaps.
The cosmetic & personal care sector is undergoing a rapid transformation in a majority of regions. Consumers are increasingly moving from synthetic to organic products due to the adverse side effects of the former. Such preferential shifts are working in favor of anhydrous caffeine market. Companies, including ALPHA-H, are developing skin products containing anhydrous caffeine that support microcirculation, as such, improving the ability of the skin to absorb essential nutrients.
Anhydrous Caffeine Promotes Weight Management and Immune System
Concerns apropos obesity and overweight have been hovering around the globe in the recent past, with reports advocating further rise in incidents in the following years. As anhydrous caffeine is an energy-booster, it helps in faster burning of calories. Further, anhydrous caffeine improves the metabolic system, thereby resulting in the swift processing of food.
As mentioned, anhydrous caffeine is affluent in antioxidants, thus, it is beneficial in promoting the immune system. Various studies emphasize that anhydrous caffeine performs an important role in avoiding nervous system disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Realizing its umpteen health benefits, many companies are producing supplements based on anhydrous caffeine. For instance, No Cow has introduced a high caffeinated, low sugar bar that consists of 45mg of natural anhydrous caffeine and 1g of sugar.
The Market Grows Promisingly despite Potential Side Effects
Anhydrous caffeine is associated with side effects due to excessive consumption. As it is more concentrated than normal caffeine, its high dosage can lead to nausea, diarrhea, and gastric discomfort. In addition, the required dosage of anhydrous caffeine depends on different factors - age, gender, and immune response. Despite possible side effects, the market for anhydrous caffeine is set to grow healthily in line with the rising demand for functional food and beverages.