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Chapter 19

Dietary Caffeine and Young Children: Implications for Health

Caffeine is widely regarded as the most commonly used psychoactive substance in the world (Fredholm et al 1999; James 2011; Miller 2005). It is a naturally occurring alkaloid that is commonly extracted for human consumption from a number of plant species, including coffee, tea, and cacao (Thomson an...

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