Are you addicted to Caffeine?
Without a doubt, in recent years coffee has become one of the most popular drinks around the world.
In fact, according to How Stuff Works, coffee has now become the most popular beverage in the world, aside from water.
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The piece suggests that a staggering 450 million cups of java are consumed in the US every day alone!
Whether you drink coffee or not, you only have to look at the high streets of any town or city to see evidence of this.
Undoubtedly, one of the biggest successes in the rising popularity of coffee is the coffee shops.
Starbucks is arguably the prime example of this. What began as three outlets in Seattle has now evolved into a global success.
The coffee giant now has over 25,000 stores worldwide and is worth over 82 billion USD.
One of the most appealing things about coffee is its caffeine content. For any of us, there’s no other way to kickstart our day than slurping down a triple shot venti americano on the way to work.
Coffee, along with other caffeine-filled beverages like energy drinks are popular because of their high caffeine content.
However, guzzling on crate-loads of coffee and Red Bull isn’t exactly god for our health. In fact, because caffeine is a stimulant, it can actually be addictive.
While many might turn their nose up at the suggestion that someone might be addicted to coffee, it does present some problems.
If you are a regular coffee drinker, you will generally build up a tolerance for the caffeine content. Ultimately, this means that we need to drink more to gain the same buzz.
This can lead to overconsumption which can result in regular headaches, tiredness and other problems.
If you drink plenty of caffeinated beverages each day or feel like they might be having a negative effect on your working day, take a look at this new infographic from sleepypeople.com.
It’s called ‘How To Beat Your Caffeine Addiction’ and has lots of great stats and tips to help you ease off the caffeine. Take a look below.