Gene A. Spiller, “Caffeine”
CRC-Press | ISBN 0849326478 | October 1997 | 374 Pages | 2,48 Mb
Caffeine - found in tea, coffee, mate, cola beverages, cocoa, and chocolate products - is an integral part of the diet of many people. This book answers questions for a broad range of readers interested in the effects beverages and foods containing this dietary methylxanthine have on human health, nutrition, and physiological functioning. The composition, processing, consumption, health effects, and epidemiological correlations of caffeine are examined in detail. Health Research and Studies Center and Shera Foundation, Los Altos, CA. Presents in-depth information on composition, processing, consumption, health effects, and epidemiological correlations for methylxanthine beverages and foods. Addresses metabolic and physiological aspects.