Dietitian, nutritionist Natalya Nefedova named the maximum allowable amount of caffeine in the diet.

In an interview with Sputnik radio, the specialist noted that during the cold season, the amount of coffee and tea in the diet of Russians increases, but you should not exceed the daily intake of caffeine.

According to Nefedova, the norm of caffeine is 400 milligrams per day.

“A cup of coffee has about 95 milligrams, tea has much less caffeine: 10 to 20 milligrams,” she explained.

The doctor also reminded that excess caffeine in the diet can lead to heart palpitations, increased pressure, increased heartburn, nervousness and sleep disturbances.

“Pregnant women should not drink more than one cup of coffee a day,” the nutritionist added.

Chamomile or mint tea can partially replace coffee and tea in the diet, she said.

Earlier, dietitian Natalya Lazurenko also told what foods help to drown out hunger during a diet.