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Topic: Decaf Coffee May Not Be Caffeine Free (2 msgs / 45 lines)
1) From: Brent - SC/TO Roasting
Thought I would pass on this info for folks watching their caffeine.  The
small study focused on commercially available decaf products and beverages
(from Folgers Crystals to Starbucks) and did NOT involve homeroasted.  The
study suggests that multiple decaf beverages could easily contain the same
amount of caffeine as one cup of regular.  Some of the claims sound slightly
alarmist.  But for folks who need to watch it, it might be worth noting.
The study authors final take is that decaffeinated does not mean
caffeine-free.http://www.medpagetoday.com/PrimaryCare/DietNutrition/dh/4280-- 
Brent
My coffee is better than it tastes

2) From: Brett Mason
Does anyone publish a chart of the data?
Some data might be helpful in understanding.  For example, teh writer
says that just two decaf drinks could equal the caffeine in one
caffeinated beverage.
Careful reading indicated caffeine at 85mg for a cup of coffee, and
decaf beverages at 7mg +- 5, while SOME soda pop had 18mg of caffeine.
So 1c+1c=2c,
  but 1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c+1c does not quite equal 85.
Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics
Brett
On 10/16/06, Brent - SC/TO Roasting  wrote:
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