Caffeine Myth

Caffeine is detrimental to one’s health, true or false?

THIS IS FALSE, BUT SOMEWHAT TRUE

Recommended dosage:

     < 600mg/day – for the average person
     < 200mg/day – pregnancy, heart problems

Below is a list of the caffeine content of common drinks. There is also a more comprehensive list.

Drink Caffeine (mg)
Brewed coffee, 1 cup 100 – 500
Instant coffee, 1 cup 80 – 100
Tea, 1 cup 8 – 90
Can of cola, 375ml 35 – 50
Energy drink, 250ml 80

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