Did you know? A mainstream energy drink has half the amount of caffeine than a similar size regular brewed coffee from the popular coffeehouses. And it has roughly the same amount of caffeine as a regular home-brewed coffee.

Energy drinks are popular for their pick-me-up qualities, taste and convenience. They're a great beverage choice for those looking for these qualities. And their caffeine content is quite moderate and comparable to other popular beverages, namely coffee.

Something to keep in mind when reading about energy drinks or listening to discussion on these popular beverages.