Caffeine

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Caffeine is a substance derived from different plans such as Coffea arabica and Coffea robustaCamellia sinensisTheobroma cacaoPaulinia capana and some others [1]. Its increased consumption may lead to insomnia.

The latest results showed that caffeine do not cause renal insuficiency, lower serum albumin or insulin resistance. It is at the lowest risk to cause heart diseases. Moreover, it can be helpfull to prevent heart problems in elderly people [2].

Referance

  1. Caffeine and plants - http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/webprojects2001/tilling/sources.htm- taken from Weinberg and Bealer, The World of Caffeine, Routledge, London 2001, p236
  2. Trovato GM, Pirri C, Martines GF, Trovato F, Catalano D. Coffee, nutritional status, and renal artery resistive index.
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