Energy drinks: do or don't?
Should kids be drinking energy drinks?
•Paraesthesia (tingling or numbing of the skin)
Types of energy drinks
•Increased blood pressure
•Gastrointestinal Disturbance (diarrhea)
•Dizziness, Irritability, Nausea, Nervousness, Jitters
•Headache and severe fatigue from withdrawal
•Breast shrinkage in females
•Painful withdrawal symptoms
Some extra facts:
- One 8-ounce serving of Monster will typically supply about 100 calories
- Sugar per serving ranges from 27-30mg
- Caffeine per serving ranges from 72-150
- Ingredients include: Carnitine, Glucuron Lactone, Guarana, Inusitol, Panax, Ginseng, Super Citramax (Hydroxy Citric Acid, Garcinia Cambagia Extract), Taurine, Yohimbine HCL
So what do you think?
Serena Johnson, Core 1