5-Hour Energy Lawsuits For ‘Deceptive’ Advertising Filed
“caffeine and other stimulant substances contained in energy drinks have no place in the diet of children and adolescents.” This is especially disturbing in light of recent studies that show most teens have limited knowledge of energy drink ingredients ...
The buzz on energy drinks
Most energy drinks contain a lot of caffeine and sugar. Caffeine is known to stimulate the mind and body, and may be helpful when used in small amounts. Too much caffeine, however, can raise the heart rate and cause sleep difficulties and irritability.
What's in your energy drink?
Currently, the amount of caffeine ... mg of sugar, which is 4 to 6 times the maximum recommended daily intake," the authors write, noting that adolescents who consume energy drinks could be at risk for obesity and dental problems. As one of the most ...
Kids, teens and caffeine: Recognizing safe limits
Caffeine probably doesn't jump to mind as the most ... an energy drink to get through a typical day. Using any of these products to stay awake to study or to drive is a bad idea. 5. What about soft drinks? The worst thing in soft drinks is the sugar ...
The Energy Drink, Deconstructed
Despite a recent spate of bad press, the popularity of energy drinks ... on caffeine (or the placebo effect) to produce the desired effects of increased mental stamina rather than actual, usable energy for the brain and body. • Sugar: In the most literal ...