Caffeine. Do not take vitamin C. High concentrations cause kidney stones. One Monster Energy=1 Star Bucks Large Latte Coffee=2 cups of regular coffee caffeine=2 espresso's. Reduce your sugar intake if you are eating or drinking a lot of sugar, it causes insulin tolerance. Eat 6-8 very small meals a day and try to exercise a least 20 minutes per day getting your heart rate up where you sweat. Taking mega doses of vitamins will do nothing.