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Will White Monsters Mess Up Your Insides?

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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