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Java Gum -- A Safer Alternative To Energy Drinks

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no wonder why people seek out caffeine. It's been proven to boost both mental and physical performance, and elevate your mood. But according to the New York Times , federal officials from the F.D.A. are linking the possible involvement of popular energy drinks to deaths, leading people to seek out other energy-boosting alternatives.

The way caffeine is administered can offer a healthier solution— in the form of a chewing gum.

The concept behind Java Gum (, a new caffeinated gum on the market, isn't new. The U.S. Military devised a similar product 30 years ago, after research proved that soldiers could stay awake up to 68 hours with the help of caffeine. They chose gum after the Walter Reed Army Hospital proved chewing delivers the stimulant three to nine times faster than liquids or tablets.

Java Gum masks the bitter taste of caffeine successfully with spearmint and peppermint flavors. So much so, Convenience Store News recently awarded it the Best New Product Award in the 'gum and mints' category.

"When we found Java Gum at our local Big R Store, we thought we would give it a try," said Michelle McAlister. "My husband and I are truckers and it's working great for both of us. Much better than the 5-Hour Energy shots."

While 5-Hour Energy doesn't publish its caffeine levels, Consumer Reports published an article leaving the 215 milligrams on the higher end of the industry spectrum.

Java Gum only contains 65 milligrams of caffeine. That's around the same amount found in your typical cup of coffee, yet it can fight drowsiness as effectively as other energy products because it's not ingested. It contains no sugar and is fewer calories than its competitors.

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