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Caffeine consumption: How much per day?

Survey period: 10 Nov 2014 to 17 Nov 2014

An 8oz brewed coffee or a 2oz espresso has around 100mg, Tea around 50mg, Coke 35mg. More here and here.

Under 100mg a day18116.20
101 - 200 mg per day20918.71
201 - 300 mg per day14613.07
301 - 400 mg per day13412.00
401 - 500 mg per day978.68
501 - 750 mg per day797.07
751 - 1,000 mg per day332.95
over 1,000 mg per day554.92

GeneralNo coffee products, but where's the caffeine free soft drinks and tea? Pin
RefugeeFromSlashDot11-Nov-14 9:20
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GeneralMud, Baby, Mud! Pin
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GeneralDecaf Pin
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GeneralAfter years of High Caffeine Consumption, I learned I have ADD Pin
Kirk 1038982111-Nov-14 3:53
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This is clearly the case of Chicken and Egg.
My doctor explained that I was self-medicating with Caffeine. I can range from ZERO to 500mg a day.

I find that I drink more when I need to focus, without distraction.
In fact when I am knee deep in a project, I make sure I have more caffeine sources available.

As a side note, since taking Zyrtec for allergies, I have very few Caffeine headaches on the days I don't do any. (I don't drink coffee/cola on the weekends very much, unless working)

I refuse to take any "real" drugs for my ADD... I have seen the Ticks and other side effects these have caused.

But I am SHOCKED at how little caffeine the respondents are saying they get daily. This flies in the face of Cola drinking programmers (and almost everyone I know)...
GeneralNot during working hours Pin
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Anurag Gandhi10-Nov-14 17:22
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GeneralStan the Java Man! Pin
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GeneralFresh Pot!!! Pin
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GeneralQuit coffee 6 years ago, Diet Coke 16 months ago Pin
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GeneralWeekday/Weekend Pin
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GeneralHEY! Pin
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GeneralDependin on day Pin
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