In the morning before work, I sometimes add cocoa to my coffee. After an hour or two I find my eyes going so blurry I have to take a break. So I decided to try a trick to see if the blurs were caused by the sugar in my cocoa. Instead of using the regular cocoa with sugar added, I purchased Hersheys Natural Cocoa Powder (unsweetened) from the baking section of Safeway and added stevia zero calorie powder as the sweetener.
I can't tell the difference in flavor using stevia vs sugar, but I find I can focus better longer than when I imbibe sugar. If your feeling brave and want to add even more pep, try adding Carolina Reaper Pepper powder and some cinnamon to your cup.
You can also purchase the Dutch Cocoa Powder in the baking section, but it's not as nutritionally dense as the Natural Cocoa because they use a chemical to make it less acidic. It's a smoother (blander) taste and You have to add twice as much for the same nutritional benefit.
One more benefit to adding cocoa to my coffee, is I can use the same Kcup over a few times instead of once, because it still imparts the coffee goodness into the chocolate.
Been trucking since 96. My main interest is having a good healthy life.