Coffee’s Impact on Cognitive Function
This continuing education course reviews coffee’s effects on cognition, how its impact varies based on consumption patterns, its physiological and neurophysiological effects, and consumption recommendations.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the October 2020 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Examine the current research surrounding coffee’s impact on cognition.
- Assess the effect coffee has on cognitive performance at varying dosages of caffeine.
- Identify the safe dosage recommendations for coffee per day in various populations.
- Distinguish three ways coffee metabolism can be affected.
Lacey Durrance, MS, RD, is a nutrition lecturer at Clemson University and freelance writer. Durrance holds a Master of Science in nutrition and Master of Science in psychology. She instructs a research-based college course, “The Impacts of Coffee on Cognition and Metabolism.”
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR