Love latte? It may cause health issues


That coffee might taste good but for teens, it could lead to problems now and later

This article is for all of the teenagers out there. Society regularly expects you to adult, even though developmentally you are years from being fully grown.

Your bodies are still growing and your brains are still fine-tuning their neural connections. Thus, you probably cannot process caffeine as seamlessly as your parents can.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 23, 2018, with the headline 'Love latte? It may cause health issues'. Print Edition | Subscribe