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Coffee, caffeine & hydration in the general population – Part 2

Caffeinated beverages and fluid intake A Beverage Guidance Panel, the initiative of a group of scientists, was set up in US, with the objective of systematically reviewing the literature7 on beverages, and providing guidance to consumers. As far as caffeinated beverages are concerned, the Panel states that caffeine consumption of up to 500mg/day (the equivalent […]

Coffee, caffeine & hydration in the general population – Part 1

Caffeinated beverages and urinary excretion In a study, which investigated the effect of coffee drinking on urine excretion, it was revealed that those who drank coffee saw a significant increase in the volume of urine excreted, compared to those who drank the same volume of water. When participants were given six cups of coffee (642mg […]