GU Energy Gel
- Caffeine Amount40 mg
- Caffeine strengthLOW
- Serving size1 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.
- Espresso Love: 40 mg (pictured above)
- Salted Caramel: 20 mg
- Chocolate Peanut Butter: 20 mg
- Watermelon: 20 mg
- Root beer: Caffeine Free
- Peanut Butter: Caffeine Free
- Vanilla Bean: 20 mg
- Chocolate Outrage: 20 mg
- Tri-Berry: 20mg
- Strawberry Banana: 20mg
- Jet Blackberry: 40mg
- Orange: 20 mg
- Lemon Sublime: Caffeine Free
- Just Plain: 20 mg
- 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
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
Other references. Last updated on 6 Mar 2021.
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