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I'm not sure where the myth of GUs having caffeine in them come from. Maybe it's a rumor started by Power Gel or something.
Some flavors of Gu do have caffeine. Checking out www.gusports.com shows that the following flavors do have caffeine:
I don't do caffeine because of my heart issues. I use Gu Banana and Lemon Sublime because they don't have caffeine. The Gu flavors *without* caffeine say No Caffeine on the front. The ones with caffeine don't usually mention it on the label.
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I haven't tried the Espresso one, yet. I love coffee, but only HOT. Not sure I will like that GU, or not. Does it really have a noticeable boost with the double caffeine?
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