GU Energy Gel

  • Caffeine level
    40 mg
  • Caffeine strength
    LOW
  • Calories
    100
  • Serving size
    GU Energy Gel
    1 packet

GU Energy Gel is a carbohydrate gel formulated to energize before, sustain during, and aid in recovery after training and competitions.

Caffeine in GU Flavors

Flavors are always changing, but each product is well labeled.

Each packet is typically 20-40 mg caffeine.

  1. Espresso Love: 40 mg (pictured above)
  2. Salted Caramel: 20 mg
  3. Chocolate Peanut Butter: 20 mg
  4. Watermelon: 20 mg
  5. Root beer: Caffeine Free
  6. Peanut Butter: Caffeine Free
  7. Vanilla Bean: 20 mg
  8. Chocolate Outrage: 20 mg
  9. Tri-Berry: 20mg
  10. Strawberry Banana: 20mg
  11. Jet Blackberry: 40mg
  12. Orange: 20 mg
  13. Lemon Sublime: Caffeine Free
  14. Just Plain: 20 mg
  15. Caramel Macchiato: ?

Other Active Ingredients

GU Energy Gel also contains the following:

Carbohydrates provide the quick, sustained energy source in GU. 85% are complex carbohydrates from maltodextrin and 15% are simple carbohydrates from fructose.

Amino Acids: Leucine and Valine

Antioxidants: Vitamins C and E

Muscle Buffers: Histidine, another amino acid in GU, buffers against lactic acid buildup in your muscles.

Herbal Blend: energy-enhancement (cola-nut), anti-inflammatory (chamomile), and stomach buffering (ginger). 

Where To Buy

GU Energy Original Sports Nutrition Energy Gel, 24-Count, Assorted Flavors
Amazon.com Price $32.97
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GU Energy Original Sports Nutrition Energy Gel, 24-Count, Assorted Fruity Flavors
Amazon.com Price $32.97
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GU Energy Original Sports Nutrition Energy Gel, 24-Count, Assorted Indulgent Flavors
Amazon.com Price $32.97
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Ingredients in GU Energy Gel

(for Espresso Love) Maltodextrin, Water, Fructose, Leucine, Natural Flavor, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C), Calcium Carbonate, Green Tea (leaf) Extract (contains Caffeine), Valine, Sea Salt, Histidine, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate (preservative), Potassium Sorbate (preservative), D-alpha-tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E), Gellan Gum, Fumaric Acid, Isoleucine, Malic Acid, Pectin Powder, Ginger Extract, Chamomile Extract.

How Does It Compare With Other Foods?

Caffeine (mg) per Item

200180160140 120100806040 200 GU Energy Gel Awake Chocolate Hershey's Special Dark Bars Jolt Gum

Sources

https://guenergy.com/
Other references. Last updated on 6 Mar 2021.
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