REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE ON IMPACTS OF CAFFEINE TO FRESHMEN STUDENTS

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Chapter II
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
This chapter presents both foreign and local related literatures relevant to the study. This relevance is shown by the proponents in order to give more reason and understanding of the proposition.
Related Literature and Studies
Downsides in Caffeine
New research from John Hopkins Medical School shows that performance increases due to caffeine intake are the result of caffeine drinkers experiencing a short-term reversal of caffeine withdrawal. In essence, coming off caffeine reduces your cognitive performance and has a negative impact on your mood.
Drinking caffeine triggers the release of adrenaline. When caffeine puts your brains and body into this hyper-aroused state, your emotions
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Potential Prostate Cancer Treatment, Green tea compounds were the delivery mechanism, bringing the radioactive gold nanoparticles to the tumors. The gold was then able to kill the cancer cells, ABC News reported.
Boosting function in old age. The research, which included 14,000 adultys ages 65 & older over a 3-year period, showed that the ones who drank the most green tea had the best functioning in old age compared with those who drank the least.
Lowers blood pressure. Drinking black tea could slightly decrease blood pressure, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Aids Weight Loss. Drinking 5 cups a day is linked with weight loss, particularly in decreasing belly fat, Health.com reported.
Coffee and Its Relation to College Students
The truth is that coffee, like anything consumed in excess, can be very harmful for the body. However, there are also positive effects to use of the substance, which many students may also be unaware of.
Fourth-year Chicano/Chicana studies major and education minor Rosio Almaguier, says she experienced headaches, anxiety and “jittery-ness” while she still drank a lot of coffee (4-5 times a week), but admits, “I just liked the awake feeling and the flavor. That’s why I kept drinking it.” However, she decided to lower her intake after deciding to run in the Sta. Barbara marathon, saying that “coffee dehydrated me and gave me momentary energy, but then I felt really sleepy. I drink tea now,…