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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Studies have consistently shown that high intakes of caffeine or coffee reduce fertility.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Studies have consistently shown that high intakes of caffeine or coffee reduce fertility” is true or false.

Introduction: Fertility is defined as the natural capability to produce offspring. It can be affected by an individual’s dietary pattern, lifestyle, nutrient intake, calorie intake, and body fat. These factors initially alter the environment in which eggs and sperm develop and also modify the hormones’ level involved in reproductive processes in men and women.

Explanation

Coffee’s component caffeine is a biologically active compound. It can interact directly or indirectly with body processes involved with conception. However, it was concluded from various studies that high coffee or caffeine intake is no...

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