Effects of Caffeine on Children
- 3 Months ago
Caffeine is a natural chemical found in tea leaves, coffee beans, cocoa (used to make chocolate), and colas. Today, caffeine is found in many common foods and drinks, such as coffee, tea, cocoa, colas, chocolate, and some medicines.
It is classified as a stimulant psychoactive drug that is typically used for its ability to arouse the central nervous system. Within about fifteen minutes of consumption, a caffeinated beverage can cause the drinker to feel more alert.