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What is caffeine?
Caffeine is a stimulant that speeds up the central nervous system and boosts energy levels.
How much is too much?
Healthy adults should not exceed 400mg caffeine daily. Adolescents should consume much less.
What are the benefits?
Caffeine can improve energy levels, stimulate brain function, and decrease the risk of type two diabetes, strokes, and cancers.
How long do the effects last?
It takes about 45 minutes for caffeine to be absorbed and can stay in your system for up to 9 hours.

How much caffeine are you really consuming?

How much is too much?
The amount of caffeine you're consuming can vary significantly depending on the type and brand of the caffeinated product, the serving size, and the brewing or preparation method.
Does timing matter?
The right time to have caffeine depends on your personal preferences, tolerance, and how caffeine affects your body. It's essential to pay attention to your body's responses and adjust your caffeine intake accordingly to ensure it doesn't interfere with your sleep or overall well-being.
How does caffeine work?
Caffeine blocks adenosine, a neurotransmitter that promotes relaxation and sleepiness in the brain, leading to increased alertness and enhanced cognitive function.

Questions to Ask your Dietitian:

The answer depends on your individual tolerance, but if you're experiencing negative side effects like jitteriness, insomnia, or increased heart rate, it may be a sign to cut back on your caffeine intake.
Am I consuming too much caffeine?
How can I avoid withdrawl symptoms?
To minimize withdrawl symtoms, gradually reduce caffeine intake, stay hydrated with water, and consider incorporating stress-reduction techniques into your routine.
Does caffeine impact hydration?
Caffeine can have a mild diuretic effect (potentially increasing urine production), but the impact varies among individuals and can be minimized by staying adequately hydrated with water.