Most Caffeinated Cities: Least Caffeinated Cities:
1. Chicago 1. San Francisco/Oakland
2. Tampa 2. Philadelphia
3. Miami 3. New York
4. Phoenix 4. Detroit
5. Atlanta 5. Baltimore
Other cities surveyed include Houston, Boston, St. Louis, Seattle, Los Angeles, Riverside, Calif., Washington, D.C., San Diego, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Dallas/Ft Worth.
"This survey is an eye-opening study into the daily habits of thousands of Americans, and provides keen insight into consumption of many of our favorite products," said Brad Eggleston, vice president of HealthSaver. "This groundbreaking research is an important tool to help educate about the health benefits of moderate caffeine consumption in the United States."
Seattle ranked No. 1 in coffee consumption, with 58 percent of residents surveyed saying this elixir of alertness would be the most difficult caffeine product to give up.
One-half of all respondents nationwide said they drink caffeinated coffee every day, while caffeinated cola was next with a 21 percent daily consumption rate. Sweets containing chocolate and caffeinated teas are also very popular, the survey found.
Some survey findings:
Most Coffee Consumption Least Coffee Consumption
Regular coffee & specialty coffee drinks
1. Seattle/Tacoma 1. Dallas/Ft. Worth
2. Boston 2. New York
3. Houston 3. St. Louis
4. Chicago 4. Atlanta
5. Miami 5. Philadelphia
Most Cola Consumption Least Cola Consumption
Regular Coke, regular Pespi, Mountain Dew
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