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Caffeine Consumption

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The consumption of caffeine is a(n)

topic among doctors and nutritionists.The digestive and mental clarity

of ingesting this stimulant, in the form of coffee, tea, soda, chocolate or any of its other forms, are tempered by the potential for irritability, sleeplessness and functional abnormalities of the heart and kidneys. Studies, tracking caffeine consumption by age group, indicate that adult males between the ages of 40 and 60 consume this stimulant in the highest daily dosages: this demographic also shows the highest incidence of cardiac and renal functional abnormalities, calling into question whether caffeine is indeed the

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