Essays Tagged: "Caffeine"

Magnesium, a description of the element

in the bones and teeth. The other 35% are in the blood, fluids, and other tissues. Drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and sugar cause magnesium loss. Loss of magnesium is related to high blood pressure, kidne ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Talks about teratogens which are agents responsible for many known birth defects

and Anxiety. Other commonly heard of non-prescription and illegal teratogens are cocaine, nicotine, caffeine, and marijuana. Environmental teratogens are agents that are man made or a product of indus ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sports Science

nervous system increasing a person's alertness and increasing reaction times, examples of these are Caffeine and amphetamines.Beta-Blockers: These calm you down; these are taken for sports like Darts ...

(1 pages) 70 1 2.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid base Extraction

tion of acids and bases, finally, determining what unknowns werepresent. Second, we were to extract caffeine from tea. These two assignment will bedocumented in two separate entities.Introduction: Aci ... benzoic acidIntroduction:The purpose of the second part of this laboratory assignment was to extractcaffeine from tea using dichloromethane and then to confirm the identity of it bypreparing a derivat ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This is a paper I did for debating. It argues about about coke and other soft drinks, their affects and the need for kids to consume.

now that soft drinks pose many health risks, both because of what they contain (for example: sugar, caffeine and various additives) and what they replace in the diet (like beverages and foods that pro ... inks on your windshield in a snow or ice storm will keep the windshield from freezing over with ice.Caffeine an additive in soft drinks, can cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and rapid h ...

(5 pages) 122 1 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay was a short paper written about migraines for my biology class.

ht light, eating certain foods, lack of sleep, stress, high altitude, stormy weather, and excessive caffeine or alcohol intake. Although many people may say that migraines are not heredity, they are a ...

(3 pages) 110 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Legal Drugs In Sport - study note format.

Some drugs are tolerated (nicotine and caffeine) and used by athletes. Smoking and chewing tobacco are common sources of nicotine, while pe ... . Smoking and chewing tobacco are common sources of nicotine, while persons with acute reactions to caffeine can be influenced through "acceptable" levels of associated drink and food ingestion. These ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Uses drug war politics to outline the sociological theory of how "private troubles" become "social issues"

inous plant upon his arrival to this continent (Henslin, pg. 89). Alcohol (beer, wine, and spirits, caffeine (through the consumption of coffee, coca (the leaf that cocaine is derived from), and opium ...

(7 pages) 204 3 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

What is Attention Deficit Disorder? What are the causes? How is it Treated?

d injuries, major illnesses such as meningitis, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, too much sugar or caffeine, or various allergies. Now it has been proven that thing such as these play no role in havi ...

(5 pages) 257 2 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

MDMA: Looking Past the Fear. Argues for the legal use of MDMA in a therapeutic setting. History of drug included.

I move; an instinctive desire for water with a marked increase in daily fluid intake; no desire for caffeine or alcohol. And for the first time in my life, I can feel myself consciously and lovingly a ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Why college students suffer from insomnia.

rs of sleep (Nguyuen). I'm lucky to get four or five. Other sleeping habits are bad too like having caffeine before bed, smoking, and exercising. Sodas and cigarettes are about as popular to college s ... ising. Sodas and cigarettes are about as popular to college students as Ramen noodles. Nicotine and caffeine contain stimulants that keep you awake (shuteye). Exercising stimulates your body and speed ...

(2 pages) 85 1 1.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Descriptive essay.

g Island and could not find one available. The wedding rehearsal would begin at 3:00 p.m. With some caffeine and good tunes, a four hour road trip didn't seem so bad. Waking up early on the weekends w ...

(2 pages) 133 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Performance-Enhancing Substances

things such as food and water. However we are discussing the potentially harmful ones like ginseng, caffeine, and ephedrine. These substances aid in weight loss, boost energy, and also give athletes w ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

An essay on addictions

than others. Not only is it the addictive power of the substance, may it be drugs, alcohol, or even caffeine, but it is also depends on the individual and the individual's environment. Humans have alw ... more like their idols, for example musicians Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley and comedian Chris Farley.Caffeine is a drug but not a widely talked about one. The caffeine that naturally occurs in coffee c ...

(2 pages) 101 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

General Environment FActors Affecting the Softdrink Industry

markets changing taste and preferences with them now being able to produce sugarless sweeteners and caffeine-free products. Moreover, prospects of a self-freezing can, a smart vending machine, and fas ... th this, companies must be able to offer products that are natural, low in calorie, fat, sugar, and caffeine, or even with none of these unhealthy components present in its products.Environmental awar ...

(3 pages) 104 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Drug Abuse in Women

ajor problem in taking the drugs. The misuse of these different drugs are said to be as ordinary as caffeine and as deadly as cocaine. This is just a little taste of what performance-enhancing drugs c ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A report on Caffeine and it's harmful effects to the body.

's due back at the video store. So, instead of getting your sleep, you reach for the remote and the caffeine.Does this sound familiar? If it does, you aren't by yourself, especially with so many caffe ... f, especially with so many caffeinated drinks and products readily available. However, the usage of caffeine isn't all it appears to be.Caffeine is a drug that is produced naturally, in the leaves and ...

(4 pages) 162 5 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Drugs in Sports

timulate the central nervous system and produce an increase in alertness and activity. They include caffeine, cocaine, and the amphetamines. The amphetamines are composed of three closely related drug ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What does Caffeine do to your body?

What does Caffeine do to your body?Do you enjoy an occasional espresso with the after dinner mints? The coffee ... on, anxiety and mood swings.If this sounds like you, its time to change your habit and discover the caffeine that's in your drink, the substance you believed was keeping you going, is actually drainin ... has a zero Calorie count, so it can't provide energy although you may think you may feel energized.Caffeine is known as a psycho-stimulant because it works directly on the brain. It improves reaction ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What is the affect of caffiene on mealworms, Science Fair Project

I. INTRODUCTIONCaffeine is a popular drug that is consumed frequently by children. It is found in common foods like ... ke tea, cola and chocolate. Since the children are still growing and developing, the consumption of caffeine may negatively affect physical development.II. DEFINITION OF THE PROBLEMDoes Caffeine affec ... affect the growth and development of mealworms?III. LITERATURE REVIEWAbout 85% of Americans consume caffeine in one form or another every single day. Caffeine is found in popular items such as coffee, ...

(5 pages) 106 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology