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Caffeinated - How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us

Murray Carpenter

The additive that flows under the radar The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential state. And Caffeinated reveals the little-known truth about this addictive, largely unregulated drug found in coffee, energy drinks, teas, colas, chocolate, and even pain relievers. We'll learn why caffeine has such a powerful effect on everything from boosting our mood to improving our athletic performance as well as how-and why-brands such as Coca-Cola have ducked regulatory efforts for decades. We learn the differences in the various ways caffeine is delivered to the body, how it is quietly used to reinforce our buying patterns, and how it can play a role in promoting surprising health problems like obesity and anxiety. Drawing on the latest research, Caffeinated brings us the inside perspective at the additive that Salt Sugar Fat overlooked.

The additive that flows under the radar The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential state. And Caffeinated reveals the little-known truth about this addictive, largely unregulated drug found in coffee, energy drinks, teas, colas, chocolate, and even pain relievers. We'll learn why caffeine has such a powerful effect on everything from boosting our mood to improving our athletic performance as well as how-and why-brands such as Coca-Cola have ducked regulatory efforts for decades. We learn the differences in the various ways caffeine is delivered to the body, how it is quietly used to reinforce our buying patterns, and how it can play a role in promoting surprising health problems like obesity and anxiety. Drawing on the latest research, Caffeinated brings us the inside perspective at the additive that Salt Sugar Fat overlooked.
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The additive that flows under the radar The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential state. And Caffeinated reveals the little-known truth about this addictive, largely unregulated drug found in coffee, energy drinks, teas, colas, chocolate, and even pain relievers. We'll learn why caffeine has such a powerful effect on everything from boosting our mood to improving our athletic performance as well as how-and why-brands such as Coca-Cola have ducked regulatory efforts for decades. We learn the differences in the various ways caffeine is delivered to the body, how it is quietly used to reinforce our buying patterns, and how it can play a role in promoting surprising health problems like obesity and anxiety. Drawing on the latest research, Caffeinated brings us the inside perspective at the additive that Salt Sugar Fat overlooked.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sean Pratt

Length:

9h 16m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

23:22


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

28:10


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

19:39


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

51:47


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

21:29


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

46:37


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

25:44


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

22:31


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

26:50


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

27:01


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

46:17


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

30:36


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

34:13


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

30:12


Part 4, Chapter 14
Part 4, Chapter 14

40:23


Part 4, Chapter 15
Part 4, Chapter 15

42:16


Part 4, Chapter 16
Part 4, Chapter 16

38:08


Part 4, Chapter 17
Part 4, Chapter 17

00:51