Drinks

Energy Drinks Raise New Questions About Caffeine’s Safety

However, according to a June 23rd panel discussion at the 2014 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo® in New Orleans, a rich…

Sports and Energy Drinks Responsible for Irreversible Damage to Teeth

A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, found that an…

How many lives could a soda tax save?

Every year, Americans drink 13.8 billion gallons of soda, fruit punch, sweet tea, sports drinks, and other sweetened beverages—a mass consumption of sugar that…

Coffee, Energy Drinkers Beware: Many Mega-Sized Drinks Loaded with Sugar

Ellen Schuster, a University of Missouri nutrition expert, says that Americans should be wary of extra calories and sugar in the quest for bigger, bolder…

Researcher Finds That Energy Drinks Lead to Increased Alcohol Consumption

Sean Barrett, associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, studies simultaneous substance use,…

Sparkling Drinks Spark Pain Circuits

The carbon dioxide in fizzy drinks sets off the same pain sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish, though at a lower intensity, according to new…