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Chapter 14

Caffeine and the Brain: An Overview

Present in more than 60 known species of plants, caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine) is certainly the most consumed psychoactive substance in the world. Dietary sources of caffeine consist of different kinds of coffee and teas, chocolate, energy drinks and chewing gums. In addition, caffeine enters i...

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Print publication date
03 Sep 2012
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2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-367-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-475-2
ePub eISBN
978-1-78262-621-3