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calling all caffeine addicts ! !
antartica Posted: Sun May 16 06:58:38 2004 Post | Quote in Reply  
  How to Get the Most Kick from Coffee

Go for many shorts over one tall, grande or vente—small doses of caffeine ward off sleepiness better

By Keri Schram
Betterhumans Staff
5/11/2004


Put away that extra large coffee mug: Researchers have discovered that small, frequent doses of caffeine keep you awake better than one large cup of java in the morning.

A study conducted by scientists from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts has provided key insight into how caffeine interacts with the sleep cycle.

"I hate to say it, but most of the population is using caffeine the wrong way by drinking a few mugs of coffee or tea in the morning, or three cups from their Starbucks grande on the way to work," says study leader James Wyatt of Rush. "This means that caffeine levels in the brain will be falling as the day goes on. Unfortunately, the physiological process they need to counteract is not a major player until the latter half of the day."

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http://www.betterhumans.com/News/news.aspx?articleID=2004-05-11-3




 
Mark Posted: Sun May 16 07:35:07 2004 Post | Quote in Reply  
  If this is really true, it is gonna save me money :) Drinking too much coffee to get trough my days


 
DanSRose Posted: Sun May 16 14:31:20 2004 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Caffine is a high powered stimulant, like cocaine. Are you really suprised that is works like any drug?


 
DaveHill Posted: Sun May 16 15:16:09 2004 Post | Quote in Reply  
  No, i'm glad it does :P


 
DanSRose Posted: Sun May 16 17:24:04 2004 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Well... Yeah. Me too :)


 



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