Health Tip of the Week: Calculate your daily caffeine intake

Health Tip of the Week: Calculate your daily caffeine intake

Amounts of caffeine in common foods and beverages:

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Double espresso, 2 ounces: 45-100mg

Brewed coffee, 8 ounces: 60-120mg

Instant coffee, 8 ounces: 60-80mg

Tea, 8 ounces: 40-70mg

Cola, 12 ounces: 36-60mg

Dark chocolate, 1 ounce: 20mg

Coffee ice cream, 8 ounces: 40-60mg

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"Moderate" caffeine consumption is considered to be 250mg or less.

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