Caffeine Chart

Caffeine chart

Caffeine is one of the only FDA-approved drugs that is present naturally and legally added to widely consumed foods. Exactly how much caffeine is there in the food and beverages you consume? CSPI has compiled the data.

How much caffeine is in my cup of Starbucks or Dunkin'?

The healthiest breakfast orders

What’s new—and what’s good—at Starbucks, Panera, and other coffee shops? Here’s how to pick or customize your way to better sandwiches, boxes, bowls, bites, beverages, and more. Our examples are from chains, but the advice should hold up pretty much anywhere.

Breakfast on the run

How much caffeine is in my bottled coffee drink?

Can coffee help prevent type 2 diabetes?

Roughly 85 percent of us drink at least one caffeinated beverage every day. Here’s the latest on how caffeine affects our health.

Learn more

How much caffeine is in my ground coffee or espresso?

How much caffeine is in my tea?

Can you recycle that plastic tea bottle?

Newspapers, milk jugs, glass bottles, aluminum or tin cans. Most people know that those items can be recycled. But what else should go in your curbside bin?

5 things to know about recycling

How much caffeine is in my Coke, Pepsi, or other soft drink?

6 great-tasting drinks with less sugar (or none)

These low-calorie finds are unsweetened or sweetened with a splash of fruit juice or (safe) stevia extract. How refreshing!

Get the list

How much caffeine is in my Monster or other energy drink?

Losing sleep?

The FDA says that most adults can safely consume up to 400 milligrams a day. But caffeine’s impact on people varies.

Why coffee keeps you up

How much caffeine is in my caffeinated water?

How much water do you really need in a day?

The usual advice to drink eight 8 oz. glasses of water a day—the 8-by-8 rule—seems daunting. But it was never about water alone.

Hydration 101

How much caffeine is in my chocolate, ice cream, or yogurt?

6 frozen treats that beat ice cream

Thanks to their fruit or yogurt, these supermarket frozen treats have a fraction—or none—of the saturated fat of full-fat ice cream. And their built-in portions (bars, bite-size pieces, or pockets) keep a lid on the calories and added sugar. Enjoy!

Get the shopping guide

How much caffeine is in my caffeinated snack?

How much caffeine is in my over-the-counter drugs or supplements?

Are supplement companies playing you for a fool?

Here’s how the industry uses sleight of hand to sell the vitamins, minerals, and herbals that most of us don’t need.

Tricks of the trade

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