Caffeine is showing up in non-natural places such as snacks, energy bars, meal replacements, and other processed foods. It’s listed on food labels only when it is added to a food. If it occurs naturally in an ingredient, caffeine will not be listed. That means any food or drink made with coffee, cola, or chocolate will have caffeine. Caffeine can be spotted in products marked by marketing terms on packages such as “energy,” “wired,” or “buzz,” and by labels that list caffeine or caffeine-containing ingredients.
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