Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Energy Drink Contents Are Often a Mystery

How much does "proprietary energy blend" on an ingredient label really tell us about what it is we are consuming? With emergency room visits for the effects of caffeine over-consumption up by a factor of 10 between 2005 and 2010, and about half of American college students using "energy drinks" on a regular basis, maybe it would be a good idea to find out?

Listen to this report from yesterday's NPR Morning Edition and decide for yourself.

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