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The Latest Time You Should Drink Coffee, According to Science

It’s not what you think.

Melissa Chu
Aug 14, 2017 · 4 min read

The Benefits and Drawbacks to Our Beverage of Choice

We love coffee for many reasons. It’s a way to jolt our systems when we’re tired, we enjoy the taste, and it provides a great excuse for people to socialize and network.

How Coffee Changes Your Sleep

Awhile back, a study was performed at the Sleep Disorders & Research Center at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State College of Medicine analyzing the impact of caffeine on sleep according to the time of day.

How to Have Your Coffee and Drink It Too

By now, it all sounds pretty doom and gloom.

  • Set a cut off period for 12 pm. It takes awhile for caffeine to wear off, even if you don’t notice it. For optimal sleep, limit coffee to the early hours of the day.
  • Use smaller cups to drink coffee. When we use a cup, bowl, or plate, we’re tempted to fill it up completely because that makes the most sense. That means bigger cups are more likely to get filled with more coffee. So if you want to feel like you’re getting your share of coffee, use a smaller cup and fill it up.

Be Productive During the Day and Get a Good Night’s Rest

Coffee is popular for good reason. There’s little more satisfying than that first sip, as the aroma seeps up and the steam rises to comfort you.

Let’s Connect

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I write about living better, creating great work, and making an impact. Get your guide to achieving your goals at http://jumpstartyourdreamlife.com/welcome.

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A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org

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