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    In 2006 alone, 500 new energy drinks were created. Energy drinks, that which typically contain large amounts of sugar and caffeine, are equally if not more dangerous to children. Even though the target market for energy drinks are young adults aged 18-35, teenagers are often consuming significant quantities of these beverages. “According to self-report surveys, energy drinks are consumed by 30% to 50% of adolescents and young adults.”(pediatrics 1). “Of the 5448 US caffeine overdoses reported in 2007, 46% occurred in those younger than 19 years. Several countries and states have debated or restricted energy drink sales and advertising.” (pediatrics 1). So what can be done to limit the amount of nutritionally-debtrementing liquid calories that children and adolescents are consuming? On an individual-basis, the appropriate approach is quite simply to replace soda and sports drinks with water or low-fat milk in children’s diets. Water is the very best hydrator available. Low-fat milk not only hydrates, but delivers calcium, protein and a great source of vitamin D. “Energy drinks have no therapeutic benefit, and many ingredients are understudied and not regulated. The known and unknown pharmacology of agents included in such drinks, combined with reports of toxicity, raises concern for potentially serious adverse effects in association with energy drink use. In the short-term, pediatricians need to be aware of the possible effects of energy drinks in vulnerable populations and…

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    Energy drinks are composed mainly on caffeine. Caffeine is what gives you the long lasting rush of energy, but aside from caffeine there are a lot more chemicals and ingredients that go in the mixture to create the energy drink or shot. Different brands use different quantities of each product but the five most common ingredients found by researchers where the following: Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Caffeine, Vitamin B3, and Taurine. They are in order of largest percentage found per serving.…

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    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…

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    INTRODUCTION In 1997, energy beverages were first introduced in the United States beginning with Red Bull which brought on competitors (Higgins et al. 2010). The intended use of energy beverages was to provide a person with more energy throughout the day while providing many necessary vitamins (Higgins et al. 2010). Energy drinks have grown increasingly popular where there are now more than a hundred different brands of energy beverages being sold and consumed worldwide (Higgins et al. 2010).…

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    Association meeting, which took place in New Orleans, studies show that drinking one to three energy drinks could increase a person's blood pressure and mess with the heart rhythm. The normal heart rate for adults is from 60 to 100 beats per minute. An unusually low or high heart rate can cause problems. A lower heart rate means that the heart is functioning more efficiently. There are many things that may influence a person's heart rate. For example, fitness level, the temperature of the air,…

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    Energy Drinks

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    How and why energy products are being targeted towards young people and teenagers? According to Taylor “Red bull is safe for teenagers and adults to consume” (as cited in Harris and Munsell,2007). The market shares of functional drinks comprise of energy drinks contribute to 63% while nutraceutical drinks about 10% and sports drinks for 27%. (Datamonitor 2008). Energy drinks have lot of risk involved in them that can create physiological effects on child’s brain and also how…

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    Energy drinks are causing many health problems in our society, particularly against teens and younger people. This has sparked a debate as to whether they should be banned. Even though energy drinks are harmful in large quantities this doesn’t mean that they should be banned. Doing that would be a drastic overreaction. People should have the right to choose what to consume, especially when the product in question is fine in moderation. First off, let’s establish that energy drinks are in fact…

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    The energy drink industry is a rapidly growing industry that grew 60% from 2008 to 2012 in a market worth more than 12.5 billion dollars (Heckman). Due to the popularity of energy drinks, it is predicted to grow even more in the future. The strengths of the industry are the premium prices and high supplier power. The premium prices are a strong plus to the industry because it creates a high profit margin. Consumers are willing to pay more for an energy drink than they would for alternatives such…

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    Energy Drink History

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    Today in our modern society many people emphasize on energy drinks. In their opinion, energy drinks are the best solution to problems. Well, is it true? Let's see. Energy drinks are commonly used by the young generation, mostly men age between 18 to 34 (Energy Drinks, 2017). It is used to increase physical and mental condition. Energy drink was first made in Japan in 1960 by a company named Taisho. They created energy drink named Liptoviton-D(Engber, D. 2013). It was introduced as a drink for…

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    However, it caught my attention several times. The story I’m about to introduce is negative effects of energy drinks. Since a big part of our lifestyle changes due to increasing competition and higher pressure for success, many people looking hard for quick and easy ways to maintain their energy level these days so it becomes more and more popular. Now, it might be important to know if energy drinks really have any benefits to us as well as what degree in consumption of energy drinks should need…

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