Coffee guilt - Random

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Sridhar Ratnakumar

If any of you here have what I dub "coffee guilt", then reports like these might just demolish it instantly:

A report from Nordic Coffee Culture found that 6% of Finnish women and 14% of Finnish men drink more than ten cups of coffee per day

Joel McCracken

I wonder if it has anything to do with seasons there?


Probably due to seasons. Specifically I'm guessing it's due to long periods of sunlight deprivation, which interferes with sleep/wake cycles etc.

Joel McCracken

Yeah, that is what I was alluding to. Coffee has significant hormone impact, and it might be helpful in the absence of usual sunlight on circadian rhythms.

Joel McCracken

I enjoyed this book on sleep a lot, it helped put a lot of these things in context:

Joel McCracken

it is written for a popular audience but it has many citations so if you wish to dig into the research you can