Did You Know?
- The average cup of coffee contains about 100 mg of caffeine
- A cup of tea and a 12 oz glass of cola both have about 40 mg of caffeine
- Most energy drinks contain 60-70 mg of caffeine
What is Caffeine?
A drug naturally produced in the leaves and seeds of plants that stimulates the central nervous system!
"...a valuable antidote to respiratory depression induced by drug overdose"
-improved motor performance
-enhanced sensory activity
At least 68 million Americans drink 3 cups of coffee every single day!
Some of 50% of people who quit using caffeine experience severe headaches which typically last between 2 and 9 days.
Consuming as little as 200 mg of caffeine every day can lead to addiction and altered chemistry in the brain.
It's estimated that the sales of energy drinks in the U.S. will reach well over $27 trillion by the year 2017!
Women who drink coffee while pregnant are 17% more likely to have their newborn die of SIDS...