Caffeine: Yay or Nay?
What is Caffeine?
Caffeine occurs naturally in over 60 different types of plants. The most common sources of caffeine in the Western diet are coffee, tea, cola, and energy drinks.
Soy Coffee=Low Caffeine
Soy coffee is a coffee made using soy beans and coffee beans. Soy coffee is ideal for people who would like a healthier alternative to regular coffee. Soy coffee often has less caffeine than regular coffee.
What are the effects of Caffeine?
There are several short-term effects of caffeine.
Some of the most common short-term effects of drinking caffeine are:
Caffeine can take 4 to 6 hours for the effects of caffeine to wear off.
How much caffeine is too much?
Moderate caffeine intake is probably not harmful to healthy adults. However, regular large amounts (over 350mg/day) may cause dependency, also called caffeinism and adversely affect health.
Large amounts of cola drinks (34 - 68 fl.oz per day) as well as daily morning coffee may also lead to excessive caffeine intake.
What are the symptoms of excessive caffeine intake?
Some of the most common symptoms of excessive caffeine intake are:
Caffeine content in common Products
Bad news about caffeine
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