Drink coffee every day?
Will a daily cuppa up your endurance or cause cancer? WH investigates
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.
Coffee triggers the release of the same hormones involved in the fight-or-flight response. Scientists note that it can even exacerbate anxiety disorders.