I love coffee! It really helps to get your day started right and for me personally allows much better focus and mental clarity. Now I am a very energetic person so one cup does wonders for me. Lately though I have noticed some interesting effects from coffee. I’ll get my brain and body revved up with a kick and then come crashing down.
I catch myself in a daze and usually have a bit of brain fog as well. What I noticed is that these symptoms occurred only after having coffee at places such as Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. When I purchased coffee from local cafes these symptoms never occurred. I investigated further and found that I was most likely experiencing symptoms from mycotoxins in the coffee beans. Read more here.
It all boils down to the fact that coffee doesn’t control for processing methods or the source of the beans and mold can grow on coffee beans which is a great environment for mycotoxins to flourish. Read more here.
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