Blog: Blame it on the coffee

Catherine Sleep | 20 July 2004

New research indicates that your early morning cup of coffee could be leaving you tongue-tied. Now, that’s a turn-up for the books.

I’m an enthusiastic drinker of a strong cup of coffee with breakfast to crank up the system and get work off to a good start each day. Not that it’s all about a simple caffeine boost; I’m fussy about the flavour too and like trying new blends. But my routine is certainly also partly about boosting my alertness.

However, research indicates that caffeine can impede the short-term recall of words, meaning it might not be the best tool to gear you up for an important breakfast meeting or business call. Thank goodness the first hour of my working day generally involves more reading than speaking (although it does perhaps explain the morning witterings of some of my colleagues… kidding, guys, kidding!).

Coffee can make you forgetful


BLOG

We wish you a merry Christmas

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in...

BLOG

UK food associations come together on Brexit

The plethora of food manufacturing associations in the UK has been argued by some to be an impediment to the industry coming to a coherent position on the aftermath of Brexit and on what the sector sh...

BLOG

Amazon cools talk of plans for wave of grocery stores

An update on Amazon's plans for the grocery sector. The usually reticent retailer has this week poured cold water on claims it has plans for 2,000 physical grocery stores....

just-food homepage



Forgot your password?