coffee

coffee

Tip: not starting one’s day with coffee. Instead, having it when cortisol levels dip. Mid-morning and mid-afternoon. More on this:

References (c/o NeuroscienceDC / Brainfacts.org):

  • Debono M, Ghobadi C, Rostami-Hodjegan A, Huatan H, Campbell MJ, Newell-Price J, Darzy K, Merke DP, Arlt W, & Ross RJ (2009). “Modified-release hydrocortisone to provide circadian cortisol profiles.” The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 94 (5), 1548-54 PMID: 19223520
  • Inouye, S.T., and Kawamura, H. (1979). “Persistence of circadian rhythmicity in a mammalian hypothalamic ‘island’ containing the suprachiasmatic nucleus.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America DOI: 10.1073/pnas.76.11.5962

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