Posted on 31/03/2015
Caffeine is a substance naturally found in certain plants. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a diuretic. It does not accumulate in the blood or stored in the body. It may be used for relief of fatigue or drowsiness.
Caffeine is widely consumed and is found naturally in the leaves, seeds and fruits of more than 60 plants, including tea leaves, cola nuts, coffee and cocoa beans.
It is also found in processed foods:
In the case of Hype Energy Drinks, each 250ml can contains 80mg of caffeine which is, approximately, as much caffeine as a cup of coffee or even less depending on the size of the cup or the type of coffee.
What’s the difference then between having a cup of coffee or a can of Hype Energy?
There are many differences between a Hype Energy drink and a cup of coffee. If you are interested, continue reading…
All the information of this article was taken from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation