As someone who is very fond of having a White Monster in my hand at all times, I get a LOT of messages about the dangers of them and other ‘Energy Drinks’.
In this episode, I answer some of the common questions I get asked about these types of drinks, their impact on health, body fat levels and and whether it’s safe to consume large amounts of caffeine.
00:43 – Coffee vs high caffeine energy drinks
03:50 – Should children be consuming energy drinks?
06:14 – Why do sugar free energy drinks have such a bad reputation?
09:40 – Is there an issue with consuming large amounts of caffeine?
12:54 – Are energy drinks addictive?
13:34 – Are artificial sweeteners ‘bad’ for you?
European Food Safety Authority – Caffeine Guidelines
Low-calorie sweeteners and body weight and composition: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies
Association between intake of non-sugar sweeteners and health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised and non-randomised controlled trials and observational studies
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