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Caffeine

Found in: Leaves and fruits of certain plants. Do you need it?It sure feels very good those early mornings, when the 2-o´clock dip hits or when working late. Actually, it feels good to be alert and awake when you need to. Consequences of not getting enoughZombie state has been observed.   Research Cognitive functionsWidely used for focus and attention, caffeine supports mental alertness by stimulating the central nervous system. Numerous studies have shown that caffeine is known to exert positive effects on cognitive performance such as reaction time, alertness, and sustained attention. Two double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover studies found that moderate levels...

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