Energy Drinks: What They Contain, Who Shouldn't Drink Them And Potential Health Risks
December 4, 2017
If you’re preparing for finals or pulling an all-nighter to finish a report in a few hours or you have a long night drive, you may opt for an energy drink instead of coffee. Energy drinks may indeed provide that extra kick that coffee doesn’t.
But are they safe? It depends on the amount of the drink you consume, your age, and the general condition of your health. And there may be healthier options that can help you stay awake and alert when your energy levels are down.
Energy drinks have become ever more popular in the US and worldwide. According to a review published in Frontiers in Public Health, energy drinks are an almost $21 billion industry in the United States.