6 edition of The Facts About Caffeine (Drugs) found in the catalog.
September 30, 2006
by Benchmark Books (NY)
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential state. And Caffeinated reveals the little-known truth about this addictive, largely unregulated drug found in coffee, energy drinks, teas, colas, chocolate, and even pain relievers. Drawing on the latest research, Caffeinated brings us the inside perspective at the additive that Salt. Caffeine-found in tea, coffee, mate, cola beverages, cocoa, and chocolate products-is an integral part of the diet of many people. Caffeine answers questions for a broad range of readers interested in the effects beverages and foods containing this dietary methylxanthine have on human health, nutrition, and physiological functioning.
(Statistic from Prevention's Giant Book of Health Facts, ) Worldwide, , tons of caffeine are consumed each year. In the US, more than 80% of adults consume caffeine on a daily basis. The average daily consumption of caffeine among adults is mg/day. Women metabolize caffeine about 25% faster than men. You decide, after you read these 12 facts about coffee. 1. Caffeine is an alkaloid that the coffee plant uses to kill bugs, which eat its’ seeds. The coffee plant also uses caffeine in the coffee pods to kill surrounding plants, so the coffee plant can attain more sunlight and grow larger.
Here are 28 Interesting Caffeine facts. Caffeine Facts 1. Dark roast coffee actually has less caffeine than light roasts. - Source 2. A Starbucks grande coffee has milligrams of caffeine. And caffeine has done all these things while hiding in plain sight! Percolated with Michael Pollan’s unique ability to entertain, inform, and perform, Caffeine is essential listening in a world where an estimated two billion cups of coffee are consumed every day. Why I liked the book: The book offers quite a lot of historical facts.
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In the book, “Drugs the Facts About; Caffeine” by Lorrie Klosterman, it talks mainly about the effects caffeine has on the human body, the origins of caffeine, and how we create it.
In the beginning it states facts about how caffeine, through ancient civilizations to colonial empires, has worked its way into modern day’s society and culture as an icon/5. The Facts About Caffeine (Drugs) Library Binding – September 1, by Lorrie Klosterman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lorrie Klosterman Page.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Lorrie Author: Lorrie Klosterman. The book digs deeper into: * The darker side of caffeine consumption* Facts the beverage, confectionary and pharmaceutical industries don’t want you to know* Caffeine’s potential role in heart disease, hypoglycemia, central nervous system disorders and certain cancers* How to improve your overall health with regard to caffeine consumption* And more A portion from the proceeds of The Truth About Caffeine 4/5().
The Facts about Caffeine Drugs (Benchmark Books (Firm))) Drugs Group 3 The Facts about Drugs Series: Author: Lorrie Klosterman: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Marshall Cavendish, ISBN.
The Facts about Caffeine Presents the history, physical properties and physiological effects of caffeine, trends and attitudes about caffeine among teens, and more. Author: Lorrie Klosterman. pages: 23 cm. Describes caffeine's history, chemical makeup, and effects on the body and discusses beverages, foods, and medicines that contain it.
Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction -- The history of caffeine -- Where we get our caffeine -- Caffeine and the methylxanthines -- Caffeine's effects on the body -- Getting off caffeine -- Glossary -- Further Pages: “Caffeine” is free to Audible users through the month of February.
At two hours, it’s a brisk, informative listen, ideal for a few weekday coffee breaks. Here are five fascinating facts. This book, a natural, cultural, and artistic history of our favourite mood enhancer tells us more, by looking at how caffeine was discovered, its early uses, and the unexpected parts it has played in medicine, religion, painting, poetry, learning and love.
"The World of Caffeine" is a captivating tale of art and society containing many stories including: how Balzac's addiction to caffeine /5(19).
Pollan's new audiobook, Caffeine, explores the science of caffeine addiction and withdrawal — and the broader impact that coffee and tea have had on the modern world. Caffeine. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Caffeine from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.
Home» Browse» Science and Technology» Health and Medicine» Food and Nutrition» Caffeine. Caffeine can lead to headaches or an upset stomach, and may cause people to have trouble sleeping, feel jittery or get heart palpitations, when their intake is high (about four cups of coffee.
Get this from a library. The facts about caffeine. [Lorrie Klosterman] -- Presents the history, physical properties and physiological effects of caffeine, trends and. Get the facts on consumption of caffeine-containing products with this authoritative text. Chapters 1 and 2 offer an introductory, concise overview of the chemistry and analysis of methylxanthines/5(2).
Publisher's Summary. Michael Pollan, known for his best-selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original.
In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeine’s power as the most-used drug in the world - and the only one we give to children (in soda. Too Much Caffeine May Stress the Heart In moderate doses caffeine has mainly positive effects for most people.
But it increases production of cortisol, which can lead to health problems including. Book Description Caffeine-found in tea, coffee, maté, cola beverages, cocoa, and chocolate products-is an integral part of the diet of many people. Caffeine answers questions for a broad range of readers interested in the effects beverages and foods containing this dietary methylxanthine have on human health, nutrition, and physiological.
Originally called "theine", caffeine was first discovered in tea in It was later shown that the "theine" of tea was identical with the caffeine of coffee, and the term "theine" was then dropped.
While the caffeine in tea and coffee are, technically, identical, the experience is different due to three key factors: 1. Most people consume caffeine from drinks. The amounts of caffeine in different drinks can vary a lot, but it is generally. An 8-ounce cup of coffee: mg.
A ounce can of cola: mg. An 8-ounce energy drink: mg. An 8-ounce cup of tea: mg. "The World of Caffeine is the first natural, cultural, and social history of our favorite mood enhancer - how it was discovered, its early uses, and the unexpected parts it has played in medicine, botany, painting, poetry, learning, and love.
Weinberg and Bealer tell an intriguing story of a remarkable substance that has figured prominently in the exchanges of trade and intelligence that 3/5(1). Caffeine is a natural compound found in a number of plant species including coffee, tea and cocoa 1.
A typical cup of coffee contains mg caffeine, whilst levels in brewed tea and cocoa are lower. Facts about Caffeine 9: the pure powdered caffeine. The dietary supplement of pure powdered caffeine is available.
It is very dangerous for the tablespoon sized amount of this pure powder is lethal. Facts about Caffeine insomnia. Drinking caffeine in the evening hours can make you end up in insomnia.Caffeine is absorbed within about 45 minutes after consuming, and peaks in the blood anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours.
 Caffeine in beverages such as coffee, tea, and soda is quickly absorbed in the gut and dissolves in both the body’s water and fat molecules. It is able to cross into the brain.• Caffeine content varies among and even within beverage types • Average caffeine intake for adults ranges from mg/day • Primary sources of caffeine for adults: coffee, soda It is recommended that all sources of caffeine be consumed in moderation - the equivalent of three 8-ounce cups of coffee, or about mg/day for adults.