How much caffeine and alcohol should we (or shouldn't we) be drinking?

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Caffeine and alcohol, once thought to be associated with some health risks, are now making headlines for their health benefits – when consumed in moderation. So how many espresso shots, tea cups, beer mugs and wine glasses are considered healthy doses, and how many put us in the risk category? Two new studies get closer to finding the right balance.

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  1. i suffer from a severe caffeine defeciency which i treat with 1.5 liters of strong coffee in the morning and a further 0.75 liters in the afternoon.

  2. I drink quite a lot of coffee and quite a lot of alcohol.

    I don't have a point, it just seemed like we were all sharing.

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