Sodas

Type of soft drink Size* Caffeine✝

Adapted from Journal of Food Science, 2010; Pediatrics, 2011; USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26; Journal of Food Science, 2007; Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 2006; Pepsico, 2014; Coca-Cola, 2014; Dr Pepper, 2014; A&W Root Beer; 7UP

*Sizes are listed in fluid ounces (oz.) and milliliters (mL).

✝Caffeine is listed in milligrams (mg).

A&W Root Beer 12 oz. (355 mL) 0 mg
Barq's Root Beer 12 oz. (355 mL) 16-18 mg
Coca-Cola 12 oz. (355 mL) 23-35 mg
Diet Coke 12 oz. (355 mL) 23-47 mg
Diet Pepsi 12 oz. (355 mL) 27-37 mg
Dr Pepper, regular and diet 12 oz. (355 mL) 36-42 mg
Mtn Dew, regular and diet 12 oz. (355 mL) 42-55 mg
Mug Root Beer, regular and diet 12 oz. (355 mL) 0 mg
7UP 12 oz. (355 mL) 0 mg
Pepsi 12 oz. (355 mL) 32-39 mg
Sierra Mist, regular and diet 12 oz. (355 mL) 0 mg
Sprite, regular and diet 12 oz. (355 mL) 0 mg

Energy drinks

Type of energy drink Size* Caffeine✝

Adapted from Journal of Food Science, 2010; American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011; USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26; Consumer Reports, 2014; Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2010; 5-Hour Energy, 2014; Pepsico, 2014; Full Throttle; RedBull

*Sizes are listed in fluid ounces (oz.) and milliliters (mL).

✝Caffeine is listed in milligrams (mg).

Amp, regular or sugar-free 8 oz. (237 mL) 71-74 mg
5-Hour Energy shot 2 oz. (60 mL) 200-207 mg
Full Throttle, regular or sugar-free 8 oz. (237 mL) 70-100 mg
Red Bull, regular or sugar-free 8.4 oz. (248mL) 75-80 mg
Rockstar, regular or sugar-free 8 oz. (237 mL) 79-80 mg

Other products

Type of product Size Caffeine*

Adapted from Pediatrics, 2011; USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26; Food and Drug Administration, 2014; Vroom Foods, Inc., 2014; NoDoz, 2014; Excedrin, 2014; Jolt, 2014

*Caffeine is listed in milligrams (mg).

Medications    
Excedrin Extra Strength 1 tablet 65 mg
NoDoz Max Strength 1 tablet 200 mg
Sweets    
Chocolate chips, semisweet 1 cup (168 grams) 104 mg
Dark chocolate-coated coffee beans 28 pieces 336 mg
Energy mints 2 mints 95-200 mg
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