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Addicted to caffeine? Pros and cons of the popular drug

PorSam Miller

Ene 1, 2023

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Sometimes they say caffeine is good and sometimes it’s bad, but since many of us feel like we can’t live without a cup of coffee or tea, BBC GoodFood asked nutritionist Jo Lewin to review the recommendations and effects of this psychoactive drug. .

Introduction to caffeine

Caffeine is a natural stimulant that belongs to the alkaloid family.

In addition to the most popular sources – coffee and tea – it is found in cocoa, energy drinks and some medicines.

Caffeine content varies widely depending on the type and size of the drink or food, and the manner in which it is prepared.