[Wolves] The Great Tea & Coffee Debate!

Philip Harper ph004h7245 at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Jul 20 17:05:11 BST 2007

Well, this is what we were discussing, tea apparently has Thiamine 
(spelling??) a different type of caffeine???

"I prefer to live a caffeine free life"....but your a coder, that is 
almost blasphemy isn't it??? lmao.

David Goodwin wrote:
>> Here's a list, tea does does contain less caffeine, I remember after 
>> my kidney transplant when you have to drink lots of fluids to get it 
>> working the doctors told me to avoid too much coffee and drink tea 
>> instead.  The caffeine in coffee/coke is the kind that dehydrates.  
>> You can do a little experiment, on a hot day drink lots of coffee and 
>> coke, but make sure you have someone behind you to catch you when you 
>> go dizzy and faint this happened to some I know, though I was going 
>> to be picking him up off the floor.
> That's interesting; I was under the impression that caffeine's 
> dehydration abilities would only kick in if you drank quite a lot in a 
> day (i.e. more than perhaps 6 cups of coffee). You imply there are 
> different sorts of caffeine.
> I prefer to live a caffeine free life; so if I do need to stay awake 
> (e.g. when driving) Coke has quite an impressive effect.
> </tweak>
> David.

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