Sweet Dreams Are Made of … a Tea or Coffee at Bedtime

How many times have we heard someone punctiliously declare: “No coffee tonight; it’ll keep me awake”? Well, it’s a serious error (of taste): coffee or tea drunk just before going to bed, according to a new scientific study, has absolutely no impact on the quality of your sleep (at least, as long as you aren’t a smoker or a heavy drinker). On this basis, we feel it incumbent upon us to say to these crazy doctors: “You should have told us earlier: how many of us have rued the idea of refusing a coffee late at night … and how many have believed that guzzling pots of coffee (or tea) would prevent them nodding off?”

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/coffee-before-sleep-time-caffeine-tea-quality-study-a9044681.html

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