There Is Caffeine In Decaf Coffee

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How Much Caffeine Is In Decaf Coffee?

There Is Caffeine In Decaf Coffee

What does it mean when coffee is labeled "decaffeinated"? No coffee is ever really caffeine-free. In decaffeinated coffee, most of the caffeine is removed, but trace amounts of caffeine remain. Caffeine is not added during the processing; coffee beans by nature have caffeine and the decaffeinating process does not completely strip it all away. So how much caffeine is in decaffeinated coffee?

To be called "decaffeinated," green coffee must contain than 0.1 percent caffeine. This is equivalent to about 3 mg per cup of coffee. How does the caffeine level of decaffeinated coffee compare with other beverages? Drip coffee has an average 115 mg per 5-ounce cup. Percolated coffee has an average 80 mg per 5-ounce cup. The recommended daily caffeine intake is less than 300 mg. This is equivalent to 3-4 cups of roasted ground coffee, 5 cups of instant coffee, 5 cups of tea, 6 servings of some colas or 10 tablets of some painkillers.

Caffeine intake is broken down into low, moderate and high caffeine use:

Low: less than 200 mg per day
Moderate: 200-400 mg per day
High: More than 400 mg per day

   

Comments

11/11/2011 12:13:28 PM
martha said:

yo necesito saver si el cafe DECAF es igual al descafeinado o nada que ver porque yo no puedo tomar cafe con cafeina bueno eso me indico mi doctora o tal vez estoy tomando con cafeina porque yo pienso que todo el cafe tiene cafeina les agradesco su atencion dios los bendiga.




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