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Caffeine Pills: How Much Caffeine?

by Jodie on December 15, 2015

One of the main concepts people struggle with when switching to caffeine pills rather than other sources of caffeine is comprehending how much caffeine is in a pill compared to their usual method of caffeine intake. In this list we are going to look at some common ways of ingesting caffeine and how much caffeine you consumed compared with a pill. thecaffeine.uk supplies the option for 200mg or 50mg of caffeine per pill.

  1. Coffee

Coffee is the most popular way to get caffeine into your system; last year in Britain £730 million was spent on coffee. The average cup of coffee has between 95 and 200mg of caffeine.

  1. Energy drinks

Energy drinks are another popular way to consume caffeine, and are a particular favourite among the 16 to 24 age group. Red Bull is the most famous brand as well as the worlds’ most popular energy drink. This industry has expanded rapidly in the last few years and you’ll find a number of these brands on the shelves of your local stores. When it comes to the caffeine content, a 250ml can of Red Bull contains 80mg.

  1. Tea

Black tea typically has 14-75mg of caffeine, whereas green tea 24-45mg of caffeine. Iced tea, depending on whether or not it is freshly made or bottled, can contain anywhere between 4 and 40mg of caffeine!

  1. Other sources of caffeine

Fizzy drinks in general are a popular source of caffeine. Cola drinks tend to contain between 30 and 60mg caffeine and a 100g bar of dark chocolate contains 71mg of caffeine.

By consuming your caffeine in a pill form you can control exactly how much caffeine you are taking into your system. This also allows you to avoid other products listed above and their extra harmful ingredients and side effects. For example drinking coffee can lead to teeth staining and energy drinks and fizzy drinks tend to contain high levels of sugar, increasing your risk of type 2 diabetes. For more information, take a look at our article on caffeine tablets as an alternative to coffee and energy drinks. Get your caffeine fix in the simplest, purest and healthiest form – and the benefits will be clear.

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