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CHAPTER 14

Caffeine Consumption

Over the centuries, caffeine has been identified in more than a hundred plants but the most common sources are coffee, C. sinensis teas, maté, cocoa products, cola beverages, energetic beverages and different types of pharmaceutical drugs. Currently, approximately 80% of the world's population consumes a caffeinated product every day. The safety aspects of caffeine have been extensively studied in numerous animal species and in humans. These and other related aspects are discussed in this chapter.

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Print publication date
31 Jan 2019
Copyright year
2019
Print ISBN
978-1-78801-497-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-78801-502-8