Are Energy Drinks Bad for You?

Source: Are Energy Drinks Bad for You? by Dr. Edward Group Energy drinks are popular among gamers, students, athletes, professionals, and anyone who has to drive overnight from Milwaukee to St. Louis. They’re big business, too. Americans spent $12.5 billion on energy drinks in 2012. Market experts predict that number to climb to $21.5 billion in … Continue reading Are Energy Drinks Bad for You?

Is Taurine in Energy Drinks Dangerous?

Source: Is Taurine in Energy Drinks Dangerous? by Dr. Edward Group The multi-billion dollar phenomenon of energy drinks has captured the attention of scientists and nutritionists across the country. One of the main reasons is taurine, a common ingredient found in the caffeine and sugar-laden concoctions. What is Taurine? Taurine is a free form amino acid contained in foods … Continue reading Is Taurine in Energy Drinks Dangerous?

The Health Dangers of Energy Drinks

Source: The Health Dangers of Energy Drinks by Dr. Edward Group Often promising a quick boost, an “energy drink” is generally defined as a drink which contains ingredients claimed to enhance mental and physical performance- in some way or another. Energy drinks have soared in popularity since the 1990’s and there are many, many readily available … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Energy Drinks