Caffeine: Does It Get You Going?

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Caffeine provides the kick that some people need to get going. It is a mild stimulant that can increase wakefulness and feelings of energy but its effects on health are less clear, despite many years of research.

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For most healthy adults, moderate amounts of caffeine, 200 to 300 milligrams a day, or about two to three cups of coffee, pose no physical problems.

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