Energy drinks: a review of use and safety for athletes.

@article{Duchan2010EnergyDA,
  title={Energy drinks: a review of use and safety for athletes.},
  author={Erin Duchan and Neil D Patel and Cynthia L Feucht},
  journal={The Physician and sportsmedicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          171-9
        }
}
Energy drinks have increased in popularity in adolescents and young adults; however, concerns have been raised regarding the ingredients in energy drinks and their potential negative effects on health. Caffeine, the most physiologically active ingredient in energy drinks, is generally considered safe by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), although adverse effects can occur at varying amounts. Guarana, which contains caffeine in addition to small amounts of theobromine, theophylline, and… CONTINUE READING

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