Energy Drinks And Its Effects On Health Risks Essay

1348 Words Mar 24th, 2016 null Page
As a person grows up, there is a lot of stress that builds up in or one becomes so tired they can barely function. These people believe that drinking energy drinks solves their problems. An energy drink is any of various types of beverage that are considered a source of energy, especially a soft drink containing a high percentage of sugar and/or caffeine or other stimulant. Even though energy drinks gives one a burst of energy, one does not realize the effects of consuming too much energy drinks. The consumption of too much energy drinks leads to many problems in the future for these people. Although, there are also some benefits that come along with the consumption of energy drinks.

Consuming energy drinks does have health risks. There are people out there who think that are drinking energy drinks before working out is great for them. Once they feel that burst of energy inside, they think its great to let it all out during their workouts. These people could not be more wrong. When a person consumes an energy drink, they are gaining a lot of caffeine and sugar. Having the intake of too much caffeine especially before a workout can lead to dehydration. According to Fitbug, a website talking about the disadvantages of energy drinks says "As caffeine is a diuretic, when an individual consumes an energy drink during or before exercise it can lead to dehydration" (Pros). Since caffeine is a diuretic, all the research keeps talking about how one should not drink energy drinks…

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