Easy Ways to Reduce Caffeine Intake

Strategies include gradually cutting back, sipping on espresso shots, and finding fun substitutes.


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6. Make healthy swaps. Heading for the soda machine every afternoon for a caffeine boost? Grab a berry-flavored seltzer or caffeine-free option like Sprite instead.

7. Drink lots of water. When you wake up in the morning, drink 8 ounces of water instead of coffee or a soda. It's thought to counteract your desire for other, less healthy beverages.

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