The dangers of so-called ‘energy drinks’ are becoming well known. But what’s the alternative for anyone who needs an extra shot of energy now and then?
Shocking New Evidence
Experts have been warning the public about commercially available sugar and caffeine cocktails for years. Recently, a study by Dr. Emily Fletcher, deputy pharmacy flight commander at Travis Air Force Base in California, hit the headlines.
The research, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, warns that consuming just one serving of commercial energy soda can be enough to harm your body. Using electrocardiogram, researchers found that a single 32 oz can of energy soda was capable of causing profound changes in …
Posted by: William Poole On November 21, 2015 9:00 am
The cans are colorful, the advertisements are catchy, and the effects can be addicting. Energy drink sales are at an all-time high in the United States. But are the highly caffeinated beverages safe for regular consumption?
Red Bull claims to “Give You Wings” and 5-Hour Energy professes the ability to eliminate the so-called “2:30 feeling.” Action sports stars endorse them and when sleep becomes scarce, slugging a can of energy seems a convenient substitute. However, before you reach for that can of Monster, consider the chemicals that energy drinks contain.
Caffeine, Sugar, Guarana, Taurine, B-Vitamins…
Energy drink companies are constantly trying to mix up the most effective product that …