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Caffeine, coffee and health

Juliet Gray (Juliet Gray is a Consultant Nutritionist based in Guildford, Surrey, UK)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 December 1998

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Abstract

Examines the history of coffee drinking. Describes the constituents of coffee and its physiological effects on the drinker. Reviews the research done in the past on caffeine’s effects on health. Recommends a safe level of consumption at between 300‐400mg of caffeine per day which translates to four or five cups of average strength coffee.

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Gray, J. (1998), "Caffeine, coffee and health", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 98 No. 6, pp. 314-319. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346659810235215

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited

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