Tag Archives: caffeine

Old wives’ tale. . . Caffeine stunts growth.

Not true. Height is not impacted my caffeine intake.  Caffeine does not have any medical benefits, so certainly limiting caffeine for children is prudent.  Caffeine is a drug, just like alcohol, and affects children differently than adults since they don’t … Continue reading

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Is caffeine harmful to a pregnancy? How much can you safely have?

British Medical Journal published a study of 2,635 low-risk pregnant patients, their caffeine consumption amounts, and pregnancy outcomes.  The results were pretty interesting.   The study was performed because past studies had shown that caffeine use of more than 300 mg a … Continue reading

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