Reblogging this because I just added some updated information on this interesting topic.
POST UPDATED ON 07/15/2016
More than 60 varieties of plants contain caffeine. The better known ones are Tea, Coffee, Cocoa and Kola Nuts. Cocoa is fairly low in caffeine but is high in a compound called ‘Theabromine’ which has a caffeine like effect and explains the ‘lift’ one feels after eating chocolate!Take a look at this caffeine breakdown (FYI drip filter coffee tops the list)
Drip Filter Coffee 150 mg per cup.
Percolated Coffee 120 mg per cup
Instant Coffee 100 mg per cup
Black Tea 30 to 70 mg per cup
Green Tea 10 to 40 mg per cup
Soda/Cola 45 mg per can
In moderation, caffeine is a benefit - stimulating the metabolism, increasing brain function and alertness. Because caffeine from tea…
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