Drink cof­fee ev­ery day?

Women's Health Australia - - APRIL 2018 -

Will a daily cuppa up your en­durance or cause can­cer? WH investigates

ARE PREG­NANT

Gov­ern­ment guide­lines ad­vise stick­ing to no more than 200mg of caf­feine a day. That’s two mugs of in­stant, or a large mug of fil­ter cof­fee.

STRUG­GLE TO SLEEP

Stud­ies show drink­ing cof­fee within three hours of lights out ups the time it takes to drift off by up to 40 mins. Make 4pm your limit.

HAVE ANX­I­ETY

Cof­fee trig­gers the re­lease of the same hor­mones in­volved in the fight-or-flight re­sponse. Sci­en­tists note that it can even ex­ac­er­bate anx­i­ety dis­or­ders.

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