Health aspects of caffeine: benefits and risks
Carrie Ruxton Freelance dietician, Cupar, Scotland
This article examines the benefits and risks associated with caffeinated foods and drinks, taking an evidence-based approach to identify appropriate daily caffeine limits. Suggestions are provided on how to structure dietary advice for different patient groups including children, individuals with hypertension, renal patients, athletes and older adults.
Nursing Standard. 24, 9,41-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.11.24.9.41.c7371
Published in print: 04 November 2009Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review