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About Broncos Training Camp At Dove Valley - The Denver Post

He was just days away from graduation and had planned to study at the University of Toledo. Caffeine powder is sold as a dietary supplement, so its not subject to the same federal regulations as certain caffeinated foods. Users add it to drinks for a pick-me-up before workouts or to control weight gain. A minuscule amount packs a punch. A mere 1/16th of a teaspoon can contain about 200 milligrams of caffeine, roughly the equivalent of two large cups of coffee.
Source: http://nypost.com/2014/07/19/powdered-caffeine-scrutinized-after-prom-king-dies/

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Death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers - The Dispatch

The team's annual summer scrimmage during training camp is Saturday, Aug. 2 at 11 a.m., also at Sports Authority Field. All workouts at Sports Authority Field are open to the public with free admission. That includes free parking, with stadium gates opening two hours before each scheduled practice. Additional information is available at SportsAuthorityFieldatMileHigh.com .
Source: http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_26181523/about-broncos-training-camp-at-dove-valley?source=rss

It makes no sense to me." Federal investigations have recently prompted some companies to pull products with added caffeine. Last year, Wrigley halted sales and marketing of Alert caffeinated gum after discussions with the FDA. In 2010, the agency forced manufacturers of alcoholic caffeinated beverages to cease production of those drinks. Authorities have also pledged to take action if they are able to link deaths to consumption of energy drinks. Hospitalizations from those drinks have been on the rise. The number of emergency department visits involving energy drinks doubled -- from 10,068 visits in 2007 to 20,783 visits in 2011, according to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Most of the cases involved teens or young adults. A full teaspoon of caffeine powder could contain 3,200 milligrams of caffeine. In that concentrated amount, a person can experience adverse effects in a matter of minutes, said Dr.
Source: http://www.cdispatch.com/news/article.asp?aid=34937

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