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Physical Effects of Coffee

CAN COFFEE MAKE YOU MORE Proiductive? Let's consider the basics. HOW DOES COFFEE AFFECT THE BRAIN? Caffeine blocks the functionality of a neuromodulator called adenosine (believed to promote sleep) by attaching itself to adenosine's receptors thus imparing it's ability to slow down nerve cell activity. Science. Adenosine Coffee binds to receptors binds to same receptors The BRAIN Prevents Drowsiness Drowsiness Also. ! Caffeine also increases neuron firing, which in turn stimulates adrenaline production. This has a number of effects on the body. Such as. Pupils dilate Airway opens up Heart beats faster Blood pressure rises Blood flow to stomach slows Liver releases sugar into bloodstream Muscles tighten Blood vessels on up, ready for surface constrict action and blood is redirected to muscles Okay, so with all these physical changes. DOES COFFEE AFFECT PRODUCTIVITY? eeece ALERTNESS Low doses of caffeine (100-25Omg) improve Alertness and mental performance Higher caffeine consumption Reduces the risk of workplace accidents cecceccecccccecccccccecccce. SHORT TERM MEMORY Coffee can help Erm. Retrieve words from memory quicker People with moderate to higher caffeine intake Perform better later in the day compared to those with lower intake LONG TERM MEMORY People who increased their caffeine intake were Loads! Able to recall more words after a length of time Those with higher habitual intake* Perform better on word (1/%0 storage and retrieval tasks compared to those with lower intake** *710mg/week *178mg/week cccccccc MOOD Caffeine is known to Boost the mood, resulting in better productivity Low to moderate caffeine intake Improve hedonic tone and reduce anxiety The mood-enhancing properties are more effective in older adults than younger individuals. Having two cups of coffee with a low carbohydrate intake (say a slice of toast) has been proven to positively influence mood and cognitive ability, which the bread alone did not. DE CAF REG Vs. Caffeinated coffee can have a greater positive effect on mood than decaffeinated coffee. However, decaf can still improve your mood, implying there is something other than caffeine at play in improving our mood. ENERGY Increased energy from caffeine can help boost productivity levels, but you can also suffer the dreaded caffeine crash! Here are a few hints to help: REDUCE THE CAFFEINE CRASH AND BOOST ENERGY LEVELS Drink slowly. gradually releasing the caffeine into your If drinking in the morning, drink water alongside to stay hydrated and focused Eat slow-burning foods like grains, veg and fruit to keep energy levels high bloodstream #2) Don't drink on an empty stomach, this stimulates stomach Wait before drinking another cup. Try to spread out your caffeine intake acid which affects energy levels eecece ceceececccece EMPLOYEE WELLBEING 75% of office workers* said Good quality coffee at work made employees feel valued by their employer * Taking part in a ComRes Survey of 2,500 people Good quality coffee at work plays a part in Making employees more productive, successful and sociable at work So, yeah. Caffeine, other ingredients of coffee and even the pleasure of drinking coffee all have positive effects on... ALERTNESS MEMORY MOOD ENERGY EMPLOYEE WELLBEING All of which increase productivity! Sources: Brought to you by: COFFEE Tasting club

Physical Effects of Coffee

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Most of us enjoy an early morning coffee to get us up and ready for our busy schedules, but does coffee really make you more productive? We've had a look into the effects of coffee to see whether it ...



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