But then you remember just what you have to look forward to. The fresh aroma coming from the kitchen is so perfect you can nearly taste it.
Your favorite pot of coffee awaits you. NOW you’re ready to get up and start the day.
If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Caffeine is the most accepted drug in our culture. In fact, it’s so common that we often forget it’s a drug at all.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the average American consumes nearly 200 milligrams of caffeine a day. And 80 percent of Americans consume caffeine on a daily basis.
The question is: Just what are the pros and cons of caffeine consumption? And how can popular caffeinated beverages like coffee affect health?
1. Caffeine and improved memory just might go hand in hand.
Caffeine has a lot of positive effects. And one of the most interesting is the possible ability to boost long-term memory. A study published in Nature Neuroscience found that caffeine just might make yesterday’s thoughts a little more memorable today.