If you’re not a coffee addict yourself, I bet you know at least one person who loves coffee like crazy. Coffee’s popularity around the world is due in part to the addictiveness of caffeine, but also to its health benefits, such as lowering the risk of mental and physical diseases, enhancing brain functions and boosting metabolism. To maximize its beneficial health effects, it’s important to drink it when the body produces less cortisol (which is about three to four hours after waking up) and to avoid adding too much sugar. Since drinking non-decaffeinated coffee too often can cause anxiety and disrupt sleep, I decided to limit my coffee intake to one cup a day, which I religiously drink every morning to start my day.

When do you usually drink coffee?