Are you the sort of person who can't imagine starting your day until you've had your morning coffee? If you're curious at all about seeing what it would be like to start the day without your usual cup of joe, then read on!
Now I'm not saying you need to give up coffee altogether (I enjoy it as much as the next person!), but it does help to be smart about your consumption. Although there's nothing like that aromatic smell, coffee still contains caffeine, which is a stimulant to the nervous system. It's also dehydrating, and consuming too much too often can increase a number of metabolic effects on the body such as increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, fatigue, adrenal exhaustion, and reduced stomach acid leading to digestive issues.
So what are some tips for smart coffee consumption?