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  • Words Caffeine And Coffee
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    Have you ever been so tired that you " ve dozed off at work? Or tried to stop yourself from falling asleep while you " re driving or even worse - got caught sleeping in class? These instances could have been prevented by doing what 90% of Americans do every day - by consuming CAFFEINE. If anyone here feels you can't make it though your day without a cup of coffee, you are probably addicted to it (I'll discuss more on that later). Here's an interesting fact: both words caffeine and coffee are der...
  • Affects Of Caffeine
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    Coffee Break "I think I just saw Jesus in my cup of Taster's Choice" -Zippy the Pinhead I sit on the bench outside "Caf Kilim" a popular coffee shop in downtown Portsmouth. Friends and buddies walk in and I ask how's it going. They nod and come back out two minutes later with a cup of coffee in their hand. More people show up and go in and out each with a cup of joe in their hand. What is this drive to bring us here Why has the coffee house become a social headquarters What is this Coffee Cultur...
  • Caffeine Oils And Acids In Coffee
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    Caffeine A lot of people often wonder what caffeine is. When isolated in pure form, caffeine is a white crystalline powder that tastes very bitter. The chief source of pure caffeine is the process of decaffeinating coffee or tea. Caffeine is used to provide " boost energy" or a feeling of heightened alertness. It is often used to stay awake longer and late into the night. Many people feel as though they "cannot function" in the morning without a cup of coffee to provide caffeine and the boost it...
  • Two Laboratory Effects Of Caffeine
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    Caffeine As can be seen above, caffeine consists of two carbon / nitrogen rings with oxygen and methyl groups as substituent's. The fused rings are similar to those in adenine only the substituent's differ. Caffeine is found in coffee, tea, and many soft drinks. There is also some amount of caffeine in chocolate, as well as a closely related stimulant, . The caffeine in sodas is generally produced from the cola berries, and is either a by-product of the cola flavoring or is added for flavor and ...
  • Excessive Use Of Caffeine
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    Caffeine / Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the world. It is an effective stimulant of the central nervous system and in large amounts can produce undesirable side effects such as: nervousness, insomnia, rapid and irregular heartbeats, elevated blood sugar and cholesterol levels, excess stomach acid, and heartburn. Based on our incomplete knowledge of side reactions to caffeine, prudent use seems desirable for all consumers, male and female. The problem is particularly significant for ch...
  • Side Effects In The Usage Of Caffeine
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    12/04/99 Applied Chemistry Research-Caffeine Graham Cousins Caffeine, a odorless slightly bitter substance that is in most caffeinated beverages. Caffeine is present in about 4% of tea leaves and in coffee. Caffeine contains two other alkaloids, theobromine and theophylline. These two relax the muscles while the caffeine stimulates the heart and respiratory systems. The caffeine in a substance is a stimulant of central nervous system, cardiac muscle and respiratory system. Its purpose is to dela...
  • Relationship Between Caffeine Consumption
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    Caffeine and Pregnancy Today, with increased attention to maternal nutrition, many women wonder if it's safe to consume caffeine-containing foods or beverages during pregnancy. While some studies have shown conflicting results, the weight of scientific research continues to indicate that moderate caffeine consumption does not affect fertility, or cause adverse health effects in the mother or child. Fertility Since many women are delaying pregnancy, more research has focused on identifying the fa...
  • Use Of Caffeine During Pregnancy
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    If caffeine "has the classic hallmarks of an addictive drug " We should be controlling it much more carefully. Caffeine, which occurs naturally in coffee, tea, and cocoa, belongs to a class of drugs known as xanthine stimulants. On a daily basis, more people use caffeine than any other psychoactive drugs. Many use it regularly, and there is evidence for dependence. Caffeine has a longer-lasting effect than many people realize. Should it be controlled more carefully In my opinion, yes. Daily use ...
  • Negative Effects Of Caffeine
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    Most of us don't know, but caffeine is present in almost every drink sold in supermarkets. Most people consume caffeine because of the positive effects it has, however, most of us would be shocked at the negative effects it imposes. Caffeine, for years, has been regarded as a mild stimulant whose usage throughout the world has increased greatly because of the effects it has on the central nervous system. However, if you knew that caffeine causes physical and psychological dependence just after 1...
  • Blood Flow To The Muscles Caffeine
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    The debate on coffee is an age old one, which has been occurring now for centuries. Pope Clements V was asked by the Roman Clergy to ban coffee because it was the 'Devil's Drink' in 1600. Fortunately, the Pope enjoyed it so much that he blessed it, and converted it to a Christian beverage. (Hons, caffeine) Caffeine in its multiple forms, is the only drug that is distributed freely across the world. While many people link caffeine with a multitude of health risks including Osteoporosis, heart arr...

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