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28 May 2014

The hidden kick of energy drinks

Heavy night? Kids exhausting you? Nightmare at work? Sounds like you need an energy drink, son. We’re sure many of you have had your mornings rescued by a quick caffeine bang.

It might have rescued your morning, but it certainly didn’t rescue your waistline. A quick survey shows that many energy drinks are literally dripping with sugar. One can could easily take up 15% of your suggested daily calorie intake. 3 cans and you’ve had half of your daily energy without touching a solid meal.

All of that caffeine-powered energy needs something to burn, hence the sugar. But a lot of that sugar gets left over and frequent use can have some starling results on your pants size.

Worried about weight? Maybe you should try something different
 

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