Forget coffee. More and more consumers are turning to alternate sources like gum, candy and even waffles for their daily caffeine fix.
Here are 20 popular caffeinated snack foods, some of which may surprise you (and some that may gross you out).
GU Energy Gel -- Caffeine Content: 29 milligrams per packet
Java Pop -- Caffeine Content: 60 milligrams per lollipop
Jelly Belly Extreme Sport Beans -- Caffeine Content: 50 milligrams per bag
Ed Hardy King Dog Energy Mints -- Caffeine Content: 97 milligrams per mint
Loud Truck Energy Gummi Bears -- Caffeine Content: 32 milligrams per ounce
Perky Jerky -- Caffeine Content: 45 milligrams per serving
Sumseeds -- Caffeine Content: 120 milligrams per bag
Turbo Truffles -- Caffeine Content: 150 milligrams per truffle
Water Joe -- Caffeine Content: 60, 70 or 120 milligrams per bottle, depending on size
Wired Wyatt's Caffeinated Maple Syrup -- Caffeine Content: 84 milligrams per tablespoon
Wired Waffles -- Caffeine Content: 200 milligrams per serving
Wrigley's Alert Energy Caffeine Gum -- Caffeine Content: 40 milligrams per piece
X8 Energy Gum -- Caffeine Content: 50 milligrams per piece
Bang! Caffeinated Ice Cream -- Caffeine Content: 125 milligrams per scoop
Butterfinger Buzz -- Caffeine Content: 80 milligrams per bar
A Snack in the Face caffeinated brownies/cookies -- 122 milligrams per serving
ChocoMallows/CoffeeMallows/JavaMallows -- Caffeine Content: 100 to 280 milligrams per marshmallow
Clif Shot Bloks -- Caffeine Content: 16.7 milligrams per piece
Cracker Jack'd -- Caffeine Content: 70 milligrams per package
DoubleKick Caffeinated Hot Sauce -- Caffeine Content: 12 milligrams per teaspoon
Santa Barbara County Health workers have confirmed the child suspected of having measles does not. Tests done on the child have come back negative.
The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Officer says all necessary precautions involving the patient have been taken.
Santa Barbara County Public Health officials are looking into a possible case of measles.
Southern California Edison announced a project to improve the reliability of the power grid in Santa Barbara, including areas of downtown affected by outages over the past several months.
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The national Boy Scouts of America organization and the Los Padres council have agreed to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old Santa Barbara County man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007.
For the past 18 years, a local non-profit has been changing the lives of children through rhythm. There will be a fundraiser to help continue these programs for our local children Friday, February 6.
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Santa Barbara City Fire Department responds to a vehicle rollover on the southbound ramp of Olive Mill Road on Thursday.
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The Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Filmmakinghonored the Cousteau Family, Jean-Michel and his son and daughter Fabien and Celine.
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