Wednesday, September 22
Caffeine Content of chocolate, cocoa and coffee
Here's information on caffeine in drinks, culled from here and there.
Drinking 5 cups of coffee a day gives an intake of 228g caffeine a year.
To visualise this amount imagine a retail bag of ground coffee.
Mug of brewed coffee 100 – 125 mg
Ben & Jerry's Coffee Fudge Frozen Yogurt - mug 85 mg
Mug of instant coffee 70 mg
Bar of dark chocolate 65 mg
Can of Cola – 350 ml 50 mg
Mug of tea 45 - 75 mg
30g dark chocolate (a third of a bar) 20 mg
Mug of cocoa 15 mg
Mug of green or white tea 15 mg
30g milk chocolate (a third of a bar) 6 mg
Mug of decaffeinated coffee 2 mg