Consume #coffee in moderation (4-5 cups a day) to feel the benefits of alertness & concentration

Consume #coffee in moderation (4-5 cups a day) to feel the benefits of alertness & concentration

Coffee is well known for containing caffeine, which is a mild central nervous system stimulant 1,2 . Drinking coffee can therefore have positive effects on an individual’s alertness and concentration so aiding better performance - this has been shown to be of benefit when an individual is feeling tired or lethargic 3 . Alleviating Driver Fatigue Research 4,5,6 has demonstrated, quite clearly, that a couple of cups of coffee and a short nap are the most effective way of alleviating driver fatigue. Many road traffic accidents occur as a result of a driver falling asleep at the wheel so any measure that can be taken to reduce the incidence of this, including drinking coffee, can only be for the good. The UK Department of Transport’s Think! Road Safety Campaign gives advice including, ‘Drink two cups of coffee or a high-caffeine drink and have a rest for 10-15 minutes to allow...

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