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Caffeine At Midnight

Caffeine At Midnight

By Danielle Rath
Energy drinks. Caffeine. Sleep-deprivation. Burnout. And science? The Caffeine at Midnight podcast is a short, no-BS, science-based podcast for people who drink caffeine and work beyond the 9-5. Your Host: Danielle Robertson Rath aka "GreenEyedGuide", speaker, consultant, and author of "Are You A Monster or a Rock Star: A Guide to Energy Drinks" and "How to Get Sh*t Done When You Feel Like Sh*t". GreenEyedGuide.com
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Energy Drinks are Like Slytherins

Caffeine At Midnight

Energy Drinks are Like Slytherins

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Energy Drinks are Like Slytherins
The legal definition of "Energy Drink" plus 3 reasons energy drinks are like Slytherins. If you are not familiar with the world of Harry Potter, DON'T PANIC, you'll still enjoy the metaphor. CONTACT GreenEyedGuide at info@greeneyedguide.com. GET GOODIES at GreenEyedGuide.com/freebies
09:48
October 16, 2020
Brain Boosting Ingredients in Energy Drinks
Why do Alpha-GPC, Acetyl-L-Carnitine, Citicoline, Ginko, and Bacopa appear in so many caffeinated beverages these days? Focus and Brain Health. In this episode, Caffeine Scientist GreenEyedGuide shares what you need to know about acetylcholine, brain health, and whether these ingredients actually work. NEW!!! Visit GreenEyedGuide.com/freebies for your free eBook, "A Handy Guide to Caffeine Half-Life"
05:12
October 7, 2020
The 5S of Caffeine
The 5S's of Caffeine can make the difference between feeling exasperated and feeling empowered, even when you’re sleep-deprived! The 5S of Caffeine is a system for feeling MORE alert with LESS caffeine. References: [1] A Handy Guide to Caffeine Half-Life https://ebook.greeneyedguide.com/halflife [2] HALT! When NOT to drink caffeine https://anchor.fm/caffeine-midnight/episodes/HALT--4-Times-You-Should-NOT-Have-Caffeine-and-Why-ehuib7
10:31
September 29, 2020
Pros and Cons of Caffeine Pills vs Coffee, Gum, and More
Need caffeine? Should you take caffeine pills or coffee? What about caffeine in gum? Strips/Chews? Learn the pros and cons of each from Caffeine Scientist and Best-Selling Author GreenEyedGuide More goodies at GreenEyedGuide.com and GreenEyedGuide.com/freebies!
10:15
September 20, 2020
Tiny Rant on Sleep Quality and Michael Pollan's book, Caffeine
I just finished reading "Caffeine" by Michael Pollan and I have one big problem. Join me in this teeny rant and *MORE IMPORTANTLY* learn how to avoid making the same mistake. It's Sleep Quality and Caffeine 101. Get free tips and fact sheets from https://greeneyedguide.com/freebies/ Hire GreenEyedGuide to speak: 5levelsoffatigue.com/ Get your copy of "How to Get Sh*t Done When You Feel Like Sh*t: The Secret to Caffeine, Motivation, and Productivity for the Sleep-Deprived and Overwhelmed" on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085X6VNCV
13:34
September 13, 2020
Science Behind Noo Fuzion from the Bang Energy Family
From the makers of Bang Energy and Redline comes a new drink that blurs the lines between NOOTROPIC, energy drink, and preworkout. Meet the key ingredients of Noo Fuzion and learn how Noo Fuzion compares to Red Bull and Qualia Mind. This podcast is also a blog post at https://greeneyedguide.com/2020/09/08/science-behind-noo-fuzion/ You'll find supporting references and graphics there. Pick up your copy of my best-selling book, "How to Get Sh*t Done When You Feel Like Sh*t: The Secret to Caffeine, Motivation, and Productivity for the Sleep-Deprived and Overwhelmed", available on Amazon as eBook and paperback.
15:38
September 10, 2020
Nootropic Pills vs Drinks - Which is better?
Noo Fuzion is a drink with nootropic ingredients. Qualia Mind is a popular nootropic supplement in pill form. But which form is better? In this episode, GreenEyedGuide reviews the key differences in absorption you should think about when you're considering a nootropic. More goodies at GreenEyedGuide.com/freebies. And don't forget to snag your copy of the best-selling book, "How to Get Sh*t Done When You Feel Like Sh*t: The Secret to Caffeine, Motivation, and Productivity for the Sleep-Deprived and Overwhelmed" - Available on Amazon.
08:24
September 1, 2020
Are nootropics safe? Nootropics vs Energy Drinks part 1
You've probably read about the Dangers of Energy Drinks, but are nootropics better or worse? Are nootropics safe? Are nootropics regulated? Food Scientist GreenEyedGuide answers these questions and more in Part 1 of this Energy Drinks vs Nootropics series. The Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode is A Shoc Energy. References for this episode: 1) "Nootropics: Caffeine, Ingredients and Warnings" at https://www.caffeineinformer.com/nootropics Reference 2) "Beverage vs Supplement: What Monster Energy’s switch from supplement to beverage means to the consumer" at https://greeneyedguide.com/2013/02/22/beverage-vs-supplement-what-monster-energys-switch-from-supplement-to-beverage-means-to-the-consumer/ and Reference 3) "Confessions of a Shady Supplement Supplier" at https://greeneyedguide.com/2016/05/03/confessions-of-a-shady-supplement-supplier/ And DON'T FORGET- Get your copy of "How to Get Sh*t Done When You Feel Like Sh*t: The Secret to Caffeine, Motivation, and Productivity for the Sleep-Deprived and Overwhelmed" at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085X6VNCV
16:49
August 20, 2020
HALT! 4 Times You Should NOT Have Caffeine and Why
Four situations where having caffeine is a BAD idea, and WHY. HALT is an acronym used for addiction and recovery but it applies to ALL FORMS of caffeine, too. Reference: DOI: 10.1152/jappl.1996.80.3.999. Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode is (boring) Starbucks Caramel Macchiato (skinny) with 150 mg caffeine. NOTE: Contact GreenEyedGuide to Save the Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode segment, otherwise it's going bye-bye to keep these episodes short and sweet. For more information on caffeine and energy drinks, visit GreenEyedGuide.com
08:07
August 10, 2020
Does coffee hydrate you as well as water? Hydration and Caffeine from All Sources
Staying hydrated with water, coffee, tea, or energy drinks-does it matter? We dig into the science just a little bit and discuss caffeine's diuretic effect and research meauring hydration with water vs Coffee, Tea, and other caffeinated beverages. Research References at https://greeneyedguide.com/2019/07/10/why-does-coffee-make-you-pee/
07:13
July 22, 2020
3 Reasons Caffeine Makes You Pee and Why You Won't Get Dehydrated
3 things you can do to avoid having to pee so much after caffeine. The truth behind Caffeine's Diuretic Effect and why caffeine won't ACTUALLY make you dehydrated. Visit GreenEyedGuide.com/freebies for more goodies.
05:34
July 16, 2020
Caffeine at Midnight will return July 15!
So June 2020 was... a lot of things. I (GreenEyedGuide) have taken some time to reflect, learn, listen, and take a mental health vacation (where I promptly picked up a cold). The Caffeine at Midnight podcast will return with new episodes by July 15th.
01:46
July 2, 2020
Best Energy Boosting Beverages for Night Shift
If you’ve ever wondered what to drink to help keep you awake on the night shift, this episode is for you! Learn what ready-to-drink coffees, teas, energy drinks, and supplements work best, according to science. *Download the Night Shift Energy Boost Shopping List at https://greeneyedguide.com/2020/05/11/best-energy-drinks-for-night-shift/ NOTE: This Shopping List also contains a guide to healthy swaps for the stereotypical energy drinks. *Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode is KillCliff Ignite. Get more goodies from GreenEyedGuide at GreenEyedGuide.com/freebies
10:56
June 1, 2020
Is Red Bull bad for you? Facts, Fallacies, and Science
Is Red Bull dangerous or just "weak sauce"? Here's 7 things you need to know about Red Bull in terms of caffeine content, ingredients, interactions, alcohol, tummy troubles, heart troubles, and labeling/marketing practices. * Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode is Sugarfree Red Bull * References: 1. Mixing Caffeine and Alcohol https://youtu.be/GgoVX_r4QlI 2. Sticky Blood https://www.caffeineinformer.com/red-bull-gives-you-sticky-blood 3. Deaths Associated with Red Bull https://www.caffeineinformer.com/death-by-red-bull 4. Red Bull as a Role Model https://www.caffeineinformer.com/red-bull-caffeine-safety 5. Are You A Monster or a Rock Star: A Guide to Energy Drinks- http://www.Amazon.com/dp/B00EVUGB58
13:17
May 20, 2020
How to get more energy working night shift - ingredients
Need help staying awake during night shift? Here's 7 energy boosting ingredients which science says improve attention after sleep deprivation. Look for these key ingredients and optimal doses for the best energy supplements and healthy alternatives to energy drinks. See the full list of ingredients and corresponding recommended drinks at https://greeneyedguide.com/2020/05/11/best-energy-drinks-for-night-shift/ * Join the GreenEyedGuide Community for monthly tips on caffeine and fatigue in the workplace at https://subscribe.greeneyedguide.com/newsletter
13:05
May 17, 2020
Where caffeine comes from and why it matters
Where caffeine comes from, where caffeine is found in nature, and why it matters! What happens when you get caffeine from coffee versus tea versus energy drinks. * Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode: La Columbe Draft Latte Mocha * References: Caffeine Informer table of caffeine in plants: http://bit.ly/caffeine-plants * Coffeeberry Info: http://bit.ly/coffeeberry-info * Get the Book & more info on how different forms of caffeine affect you: "How to Get Sh*t Done When You Feel Like Sh*t: The Secret to Caffeine, Motivation, and Productivity for the Sleep-Deprived and Overwhelmed" : https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085X6VNCV
08:45
May 3, 2020
How to Survive Sleep Deprivation (with a Newborn)
Sleep Deprivation Tips plus caffeine and science. Whether it's a newborn or your job robbing your sleep, here's how sleep deprivation affects your body and 3 things you can do about it (hint "take a nap" isn't one of them!). * Caffeinated Beverage of the Episode: Monster Energy Ultra Paradise. * Featured Blog Post: https://greeneyedguide.com/2020/04/13/sleep-deprivation-tips/ * Featured Freebie - Sleep Deprivation Survival Checklist at https://greeneyedguide.com/freebies/
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April 22, 2020
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April 22, 2020