Friday, March 27, 2009

A Rational Discussion Of Energy Drinks

Are energy drinks that bad for teens?

Big Red Boots is one of the many interesting bloggers on energy drinks in the interweb (also check out and . He does unbiased reviews of the various alternatives out there, and published an interesting article on the subject today.

In the article he attempts to lay out the real risks associated with teens consuming energy drinks in an attempt to offset the normal press sensationalism that is associated with coverage of the category. Indeed google "energy drinks teens" and a succession of demonizing articles appear from all kinds of websites.

His net that the sugar in energy drinks is a bigger risk than the caffeine is absolutely correct: I hope that the article gets the coverage it deserves.

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