Energy Drinks – A Clear & Present Danger to Your Health

Energy Drinks – A Clear & Present Danger to Your Health

At Fooducate, we’re no advocates of sugary drinks. They are empty calories with a helping of increased risk for diabetes and other metabolic diseases. Unlike soft drinks, whose sales are slowly decreasing, energy drinks are growing in popularity. This is … Continue reading

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The Real Problem with 5 Hour and other Energy Drinks

The Real Problem with 5 Hour and other Energy Drinks

Much has been written in the last few days about the FDA’s investigation of 5 Hour Energy‘s responsibility for 13 deaths in the last few years. Supposedly, something in the drinks caused serious side effects that led to hospitalizations and … Continue reading

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Taurine, Energy Drinks and Bull Sperm: 10 Things to Know

Taurine, Energy Drinks and Bull Sperm: 10 Things to Know

(Updated: Nov 2015, Published: July 2012)  If you have read the ingredient list of your favorite energy drink, you may have noticed an ingredient by the name of taurine. Here are 10 things you need to know: 1. What it … Continue reading

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FDA Bans Killer Caffeine Cocktails

FDA Bans Killer Caffeine Cocktails

The only thing worse than a bunch of drunk college kids is a bunch of dead college kids who overdosed on alcohol. That’s why the FDA finally moved this week to ban alcoholic beverages enhanced with Caffeine and other stimulants. … Continue reading

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