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The Effect of Caffeine on Your Day

The Effect of Caffeine on Your Day

Caffeine is the world’s most popular psychoactive drug—ninety percent the world consumes at least one meal or beverage containing caffeine each day. The United States alone consumes 971 tons of caffeine each year, followed closely by Brazil (969 tons). The immense and widespread use of the substance is largely due to its presence in the beans, leaves and fruit of over 60 plants, most of which are cultivated in or exported to most nations on earth. Since nearly 70% of world caffeine consumption is in the form of coffee, it makes sense to examine how the drug affects you at different times of day—morning, afternoon and evening. 

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Room for Cream: How Changing Your Coffee Order Can Change Your Life

Room for Cream: How Changing Your Coffee Order Can Change Your Life

People all over the world drink 400 million cups of coffee every day. And almost every day, someone is inventing a new way to order coffee. Everyone has their own way of customizing their cup of joe—sugar, no sugar, what kind of sugar, sugar syrup versus granulated sugar (and that’s just sugar)—down to the ounce. But what happens when you mix it up?

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Ten Ways Coffee Can Help You Get a Promotion

Ten Ways Coffee Can Help You Get a Promotion

Coffee is inextricably linked to business success—a recent study actually determined that coffee drinkers get paid more than tea drinkers—but how can the career-savvy employee use this all-important beverage to his advantage and gain a promotion?

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