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Study: Popular Energy Drinks Have Hidden Risks

Posted on Nov 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

Published November 15, 2010  Energy drinks are hugely popular, but each one could be giving you more caffeine than a cup of coffee, a study said. In addition, that caffeine could combine with other ingredients in potentially risky ways, with the use of energy drinks with alcohol a particular concern. “What we know is that a typical energy drink can have as much as a quarter cup of sugar, and more caffeine than a strong cup of coffee,” said John Higgins of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, who led a study that appeared in this month’s Mayo Clinic...

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