Coffee isn’t the only superfood that contains caffeine. While an 8-ounce cup of brewed coffee contains roughly 95 milligrams of caffeine, there are other foods that can provide a daily boost of energy.

Check out this guide for foods other than coffee that are contain caffeine:

1. Yerba Mate:

Yerba mate is a traditional South American beverage. It contains about 30-50 milligrams of caffeine, theobromine, and other compounds that provide its stimulant properties.

It is known a smoother and more sustained energy boost compared to coffee. Yerba mate provides a variety of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

 

 

 

 

2. Chocolate:

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of dark chocolate with around 70-85% cocoa content typically contains about 12-30 milligrams of caffeine. The higher the cocoa content, the higher the caffeine!

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Matcha:

Matcha is a type of green tea that is made by finely grinding whole tea leaves into a powder. One TSP of matcha contains 30-70 milligrams of caffeine.

Matcha contains L-theanine, which may have calming effects that counteract the jitteriness that sometime comes with coffee.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Guarana:

Guarana is a plant native to the Amazon basin in Brazil.

The seeds of the guarana plant are rich in caffeine and may contain 2 to 4 times more caffeine than coffee beans. Guarana can be consumed as capsules, powders, and energy drinks.

 

 

 

 

 

5. Tea:

Caffeine content in tea can vary depending on the type of tea, how it’s processed, and how it’s brewed.

– Black tea contains 40 to 70 milligrams of caffeine.

– Green tea contains 20 to 45 milligrams of caffeine.

– White tea contains 15 to 30 milligrams of caffeine.

– Oolong tea contains 30 to 50 milligrams of caffeine.

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