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In the last two decades has increased the interest in elucidating the effects of caffeine and their therapeutic potential, being numerous published scientific papers that show positive effects together with an excellent safety, says Dr. Ana Adan Barcelona, November 8, 2010. Caffeine is one of the ingredients of food intake more and better studied, since for centuries it has consumed safely in foods and beverages. As it can be seen from several recently published studies, its moderate consumption improves cognitive abilities and mood. Concentration and mood according to an article published in the International Journal of Neuroscience, a small dose of caffeine is sufficient to cause an improvement among small and medium in response to stimuli.

Also, this work points out the positive effect that has done a proper breakfast to better respond to each stimulus, accentuating the speed of reaction of our capabilities cognitive. Similar results were obtained in another paper published at the end of last year in the journal Human Psychopharmacology, using for its chewing gum study with caffeine. Such work, States that caffeine intake is associated with an improvement in the speed of our brain response to different stimuli of intellectual Court. And adds: caffeine can be extremely beneficial in different situations of our lives. Assertion that Dr. shares Ana Adan, Professor Titular of psychobiology at the Department of Psychiatry and clinical psychobiology at the University of Barcelona: moderate Caffeine consumption may have beneficial effects on the quality of life in young individuals as well as the elderly. This work, compared the results obtained in two different groups which used gum with caffeine and placebo, respectively. Scientists outlined the caffeine group developed a comparative significantly higher response speed with participants in the group who were administered placebo. Individuals who consumed caffeine in moderate doses improved his mood and its state of alert to contingencies. These results confirmed those already obtained in previous scientific publications.