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How does caffeine work?

Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant, which is often used to help restore mental alertness when drowsiness occurs.

Is caffeine addictive?

Caffeine is a stimulant and it can cause a mild physical dependence, but most experts don’t consider it to be addictive. If you’re used to drinking two cups of coffee a day and you give it up, you may experience some mild withdrawal symptoms, such as a headache or fatigue, for a couple of days.1

How long do the effects of caffeine last?

It takes your body 3-5 hours to eliminate half of the caffeine you ingest. The remaining caffeine can stay in your system for up to 14 hours.2

How much caffeine can I have?

The maximum recommended caffeine intake per day is 400mg, which is 8x PRO PLUS tablets.

Sources
1. www.webmd.boots.com/healthy-eating/guide/caffeine-myths-and-facts. 2. www.sleepeducation.org/news/2013/08/01/sleep-and-caffeine

Caffeine in your coffee

The amount of caffeine in a cup of tea or coffee depends on how enthusiastic you are with the teaspoons, but you can use this table as a guide:

Food Amount* Caffine content Cost
Filter coffee 100 ml 50 - 100 mg £0.27 (approx.)
Instant coffee 100 ml 20 - 73 mg £0.22 (approx.)
Tea 100 ml 20 - 73 mg £0.03 (approx.)
Cola drink 100 ml Up to 20 mg £0.10 (approx.)
Energy Drink 100 ml 80 mg £0.16 (approx.)
Chocolate 100 g 5 -20 mg £1.00 (approx.)
Pro Plus 1 tablet 50 mg £0.10 (approx.)

* 100ml is equivalent to about 1 small cup of fluid

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