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how many times a week can i have the alcohol free red bull energy drink, without facing any real side effects or increased blood sugar ?

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Caffeine & sugar: An 8 oz. can of Red Bull energy drink has 27 grams of sugar and 80 mg of caffeine and traces of B vitamins. Diabetics should avoid. This liquid sugar load causes a spike and then crash in blood sugar. It's not healthy any day of the week.

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Last updated Nov 2, 2020

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