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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That Taurine in Your Energy Drink: 10 Things to Know

That Taurine in Your Energy Drink: 10 Things to Know

Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! 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: Get Fooducated Download APP … 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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