Tag Archives: Caffeine

Can Coffee Consumption Lead to Caffeine Addiction?

A person's hands holding a coffee cup and pouring cream into it.

Caffeine is, by far, the most heavily used drug in the world, with 75% of it being ingested via coffee. In fact, one cup of coffee has about 100 mg of caffeine, with the average US adult drinking about 2 cups per day. Caffeine is generally harmless in moderation, but overconsumption can lead to addiction. […]

How Long Does Caffeine Stay in Your System?

It’s pretty common to start drinking a lot more coffee after quitting drugs or alcohol. Studies have shown that people in 12-step programs drink considerably more coffee than the average person. For the most part, this isn’t a big deal. Research now indicates that coffee may protect against heart failure, liver disease, liver cancer, and […]