Energy products

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Caffeine Content in Common Energy Products[1][2]
Product Serving size Caffeine per serving (mg)
LiveWire Energy chews 1 Chew 90.0
Red Bull 240 mL (8.2 U.S. fl oz) 80.0
Cocaine Energy Drink 250 mL (8.4 U.S. fl oz) 280.0
Buckfast Tonic Wine 750 ml (1 bottle) 280.0
Blow (drink) 5.75mg (1 vial) 240.0
Bawls Guarana 296 mL (10 U.S. fl oz) 67.0
Mad Croc Energy Gum 1 piece 42.1*
Blitz Energy Gum Cinnamon 1 piece 55.3*
Jolt Gum 1 piece 45.0
Penguin Mints 1 mint 7.1*
Bawls Mints 1 mint 0.7*
* Testing performed in 2005 and 2006 at Silliker Labs and Sani-Pure Food Laboratories.

Energy products are products including energy drinks and candy that give the consumer a burst of energy. These products often include caffeine, B vitamins, guarana, taurine, and ginseng. Some contain high levels of sugar, while most brands also offer a sugar free version. Variations include energy gels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caffeine Content of Food and Drugs". Nutrition Action Health Newsletter. Center For Science in the Public Interest. December 1996. Archived from the original on 2006-08-10. Retrieved 2006-08-22. 
  2. ^ Erowid (July 7, 2006). "Caffeine Content of Beverages, Foods, & Medications". The Vaults of Erowid. Retrieved 2006-08-22.