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Title Caffeinated : how our daily habit helps, hurts, and hooks us / Murray Carpenter.
Author Carpenter, Murray.
Publication New York, New York : Hudson Street Press, 2014.
Description xviii, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 362.299 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A bitter white powder -- Traditional caffeine. The cradle of caffeine culture ; All the tea in China ; High on the mountain ; Building a better cup of coffee ; Pulling the lever -- Modern caffeine. The first Red Bull was a Coke ; Hot caffeine ; China white ; From Stacker to Sunkist -- Caffeinated body, caffeinated brain. The athletes' favorite drug ; Joe for GIs ; Insomnia, anxiety, and panic ; Therapeutic doses -- Corralling caffeine. Unleashing the beasts ; Behind the label ; Showdown.
Summary The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential state. And "Caffeinated "reveals the little-known truth about this addictive, largely unregulated drug found in coffee, energy drinks, teas, colas, chocolate, and even pain relievers.
Subject Caffeine habit.
Caffeine -- Health aspects.
Coffee drinking.
Drug abuse -- Government policy.
ISBN 9781594631382 (hbk.) :
1594631387 (hbk.)

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