Is America's Obsession with Coffee a Problem?

What does our love of coffee actually mean?

Science says our addiction to coffee might be a problem.

With the American Psychiatric Association now considering caffeine intoxication and caffeine withdrawal mental disorders — and with 83 percent of U.S. adults drinking the caffeinated beverage — you have to wonder: Do we have a problem? collected all the statistics and data you could ever hope to pack into your brain and simplified it in the form of an infographic. Bet you didn't know there's a tourist agency specifically for people wanting to take "coffee vacations" — or that the largest cup of coffee was 3,487 gallons. Now you do.

— Melissa Valliant, HellaWella


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