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Caffeine in Food

Caffeine in Food

Caffeine Content of Soft Drinks

How much caffeine is in some of your favorite beverages?

Caffeine is the only drug that is present naturally or added to widely consumed foods (quinine is the other drug used in foods). It is mildly addictive, one possible reason that makers of soft drinks add it to their products. Many coffee drinkers experience withdrawal symptoms, such as headaches, irritability, sleepiness, and lethargy, when they stop drinking coffee.

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Here are the caffeine levels of some popular soft drinks:

Mountain Dew MDX, regular or diet
–12 oz.–71mg caffeine (20 oz. = 118)
Coke Blak–12 oz.–69mg (20 oz. = 115)
Coke Red, regular or diet–12 oz.–54mg (20 oz. = 90)
Mountain Dew, regular or diet–12 oz.–54mg (20 oz. = 90)
Pepsi One–12 oz.–54mg (20 oz. = 90)
Mellow Yellow–12 oz.–53mg
Diet Coke–12 oz.–47mg (20 oz. = 78)
Diet Coke Lime–12 oz.–47mg (20 oz. = 78)
TAB–12 oz.–46.5mg
Pibb Xtra, Diet Mr. Pibb, Pibb Zero–12 oz.–41mg (20 oz. = 68)
Dr. Pepper–12 oz.–42mg (20 oz. = 68)
Dr. Pepper diet–12 oz.–44mg (20 oz. = 68)
Pepsi–12 oz.–38mg (20 oz. = 63)
Pepsi Lime, regular or Diet–12 oz.–38mg (20 oz. = 63)
Pepsi Vanilla–12 oz.–37mg
Pepsi Twist–12 oz.–38mg (20 oz. = 63)
Pepsi Wild Cherry, regular or diet–12 oz.–38mg (20 oz. = 63)
Diet Pepsi–12 oz.–36mg (20 oz. = 60)
Pepsi Twist, diet–12 oz.–36mg (20 oz. = 60)
Coca-Cola Classic–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Coke Black Cherry Vanilla, regular or diet–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Coke C2–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Coke Cherry, regular or diet–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Coke Lime–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Coke Vanilla–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Coke Zero–12 oz.–35mg (20 oz. = 58)
Barq’s Diet Root Beer–12 oz.–0mg
Barq’s Root Beer–12 oz.–22mg (20 oz. = 38)
7-Up, regular or diet–12 oz.–0mg
Fanta, all flavors–12 oz.–0mg
Fresca, all flavors–12 oz.–0mg
Mug Root Beer, regular or diet–12 oz.–0mg
Sierra Mist, regular or free–12 oz.–0mg
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  1. Shirley
    Posted January 12, 2013 at 7:53 pm | Permalink

    What is the caffeine content of fuze iced tea?

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