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Do you ever just want to bite someone's head off when they tell you that they are a morning person? I do. To me, there is nothing fun about waking up at the crack of dawn, especially to go to work. For years, I was living the "restaurant life", which meant clocking out around midnight then going directly to some party. It was unusual for me to be up before eleven the next day. Since those years, which I fondly refer to as "college", I have gradually become accustomed to getting to bed at a decent hour, and waking earlier for my jobs in the non profit sector. I liked the fact that I had a schedule and felt good about contributing more to society than Lobsteritas and all-you-can-eat shrimp (not that there's anything wrong with that, I give major props to those in the restaurant biz and I still serve part time!). The one thing I hated was the getting up early part. But it wasn't anything compared to life at present.
Now that I have been promoted to deli manager at the health food ...
Definition Caffeine is a substance that exists naturally in certain plants. It can also be produced synthetically and used as an additive in food products. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a diuretic, which means it increases urination. Caffeine overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. Poisonous Ingredient Caffeine Where Found Certain soft drinks (such as Pepsi, Coke, Mountain Dew) Certain teas Chocolate, including hot chocolate drinks Coffee Over-the-counter stimulants that help you stay awake such as NoDoz, Vivarin, Caffedrine, and others Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
Definition Caffeine is a substance that is found in certain plants. It can also be man-made (produced synthetically) and then added to food products. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a diuretic (substance that helps rid your body of fluids). Alternative Names Diet - caffeine Function Caffeine is absorbed and passes quickly into the brain. It does not collect in the bloodstream or get stored in the body. It leaves the body in the urine many hours after it has been consumed. There is no nutritional need for caffeine. It can be avoided in the diet. Caffeine stimulates, or excites, the brain and nervous system. It will not reduce the effects of alcohol, although many people still believe a cup of coffee will help a person "sober-up." Caffeine may be used for the short-term relief of fatigue or drowsiness .
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