If you’re wondering about energy drinks and health risks, these posts are for you. Over the years, I’ve addressed several questions about what energy drinks do to the human body, energy drink-related hospitalizations, and more.
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Blog Category: Are Energy Drinks Bad For You?
The stat “energy drinks related ER visits have doubled” appears in energy drink news articles all the time. But that’s not the whole story. Caffeine Scientist GreenEyedGuide reviews the science behind this statistic. Learn what to say instead and what energy drink users can do/drink.
If you were looking for a definitive guide for all your energy drink questions, this is it. Standard energy drinks. Pre-workout drinks. Drinks with all-natural ingredients. CaffeineMan and GreenEyedGuide cover it all. With this series, you’ll get science-based, no-BS answers to the big question, “Are energy drinks bad?”
It’s happened again. Someone was admitted to the hospital after consuming an energy drink. Reporters cover the story and include warnings about these controversial drinks but have you ever read these news stories and felt like something was missing? In this post, I’ll review some real examples of energy drinks in the news to demonstrate how the omission of a few minor details hurts consumers, as well as the scientists who study energy drinks, like me.
I was honored to be asked to contribute to this discussion on “chemicals in our food”. This is the fourth in a series of collaboration between Don’t Eat the Pseudoscience and In Defense of Processed Food.
A study presented at the 2018 American Heart Association conference claimed, “Just one energy drink may hurt blood vessel function.”
Instead of pointing out all the limitations in the study, I’m going to skip the science for today and just talk about the 10 energy drinks that will not hurt your blood vessels.
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