More Ramblings from a Los Angeles Programmer

November 15, 2009

What does the science say: Energy Drinks

Filed under: debunking, meta, science — Tags: , — Josh DeWald @ 10:48 am

I have posted a new entry on my new blog devoted to these things (so my programmer readers don’t have their RSS reader unnecessarily flooded with large texts about things they don’t care about). This one is about energy drinks, specifically whether or not they are bad for you. I don’t really make any attempt to show their benefits or efficacy.

Briefly: I can find no evidence that popular energy drinks are any worse for you than other soft drinks.

Available here:http://whatdoesthesciencesay.wordpress.com/2009/11/15/energy-drinks/ and here: http://www.40two.org/What_the_science_says_about_Energy_drinks.pdf

I am looking to create a more collaborative way of doing all these if any interest turns up… but right now I think most of this is for my own amusement 🙂

Cheers.

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