Caffeine has been known to give a whole heap of benefits - from giving that first jolt in the morning to keeping high concentration and perky vibe throughout the day.
Coffee may be the most popular, but it can also come from caffeine mints and pills, chocolate (beverage and milk bars alike), cake, yogurt, and tea!
Yes - tea. That seemingly innocuous cup of tea can give you that much-needed boost.
It’s such a healthy, delicious drink and there are many ways to drink it. But just the same, tea can give you your daily caffeine fix without the jitters.
Let’s cut to the chase.
Like any other tea, green tea can be a good source of caffeine.
The level of caffeine may not be as high as that found in a tall cup of coffee. But it’s enough to get you out of your morning or afternoon slump.
Both coffee and tea can give you the caffeine fix that you need, but one eases into your system and the other hits you like a truck.
On average, a tall cup of coffee (8-oz serving) usually contains 100 mg to as much as 400 mg of caffeine, while a cup of green tea of the same size is anywhere between 30 and 50 mg. 
Related article: How much caffeine is in your favorite brand of coffee?
To give you an idea, here’s a table showing the various brands of green tea.
After consuming green tea, this is exactly what happens to you:
The benefits of green tea go on, even before hitting the hay. Let me count the ways:
If you’d like to know more about the benefits of green tea and how you should make it, here’s Dr. Mike telling us more!
In the wee hours of the night, babies need to be fed, have their diapers changed, and sometimes they wake up and just need comforting if they’re being fussy.
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Truckers have a way to help save their lives and the lives of others: caffeine. A 2013 study found that truckers who consume caffeine are 63% less likely to crash . The American Association for the Advancement of Science writes:
Long distance commercial drivers who consume caffeinated substances such as coffee or energy drinks, to stay awake while driving, are significantly less likely to crash than those who do not, even though they drive longer distances and sleep less, finds a study published today on bmj.com.
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