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saw energy candy at walgreens today, so much hype. what are the best energy boosting products?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Misnomer: Energy products do not really increase energy. The best way to gain energy is regular exercise. These energy products have caffeine and sugar.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Exactly. Thanks Dr. Maurer
Jul 11, 2013

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