The Energy Drink Scam — Do Energy Drinks Help You, or Can They Actually Make You Fat?

Every year in my Health Studies classes I am initially confronted with a gaggle of students who bring into class a selection of energy drinks.

By the end of their first month they bring in water and there would not be an energy drink in sight.

Why?

 

Well fairly early on in their program I do a lesson with them on Energy drinks and the plan of my lesson goes something like this ….

 

Are these “energy” drinks really any good for you?
Do they actually increase your energy?
Do they really have some sort of magical energy formula?
Will they help you lose weight?

 

In fact because I lecture on Nutrition there have been occasions where I have been hauled out of class and taken to some unsuspecting student who is consuming 2 litres of coke a day in a different class and informed to please let them know what damage they are doing to their body.

So …Energy Drinks?…lets take a look…..Can they make us fat?

Read on

 

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