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Doctor insights on: Health Facts On Monster Energy Drinks

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How do Monster energy drinks affect your health?

How do Monster energy drinks affect your health?

Caffeine & sugar: An 8 oz. can of Monster energy drink has 27 grams of sugar and 80 mg of caffeine plus 180 mg of salt (sodium). While it may have traces of B vitamins and ginseng, I'd go with an one iced coffee (about 80 mg caffeine) sugar free if you really need the jolt. Diabetics should avoid. ...Read more

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Xyience energy drinks unhealthy?

Xyience energy drinks unhealthy?

No: Xyience provides great tasting energy drinks and nutritional supplement to provide users with clean sustainable energy. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is taurin in monster energy drink?

How unhealthy is taurin in monster energy drink?

Possibly deadly: It depends on your age and cardiac health. These drinks are no longer allowed to be consumed by people under 18 and likely a risk for older persons with health issues. They are potent stimulants some people had issues with their heart racing skipping etc someone with bad coronary disease would be a risk for heart attack although I do not know if any heart attacks are associated at this time ...Read more

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Are energy drinks healthy?

Are energy drinks healthy?

Not really: Energy drinks are basically stimulants so you get a bit od a boost in wakefulness however they ar3e not considered to be a healthy meal choice and in an unhealthy individual or young teen they can have dire consequences. ...Read more

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What effects will drinking high energy drinks have on kids?

What effects will drinking high energy drinks have on kids?

Many effects: Long term we don't know. But because of the high caffeine content of these drinks one can get sleep deprivation, nervousness, high blood pressure and rapid. Heart beat as well as cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read more

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Effects of red bull energetic drink on health..?

Effects of red bull energetic drink on health..?

Stimulant: Not really a health food: just a nervous system stimulant- I enjoy coffee and tea. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of drinking energy drinks like red bull and five hour energy?

What are the health effects of drinking energy drinks like red bull and five hour energy?

Not good: I have to admit I have used them occasionally, but I don't recommend them. Some are better than others, but they all have a lot of things in them that aren't very good for you and there is no quality control to guarantee they have exactly what it says on the label. Many of them have extremely high levels of caffeine. ...Read more

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Will energy drinks like sugar free rockstar stain teeth?

Will energy drinks like sugar free rockstar stain teeth?

Energy drinks: Almost all energy drinks, even the sugar free ones have all kinds of ingredients. I wouldn't worry about staining. I would worry about the acids in them that can contribute to tooth decay. I would also worry about all those 'extra' & unnecessary ingredients as well as why you need extra energy from a drink? Reconsider your life style\priorities. I drink bottled water, love it and know it's healthy. ...Read more

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How does monster drink compare with nodoz (caffeine) pills?

How does monster drink compare with nodoz (caffeine) pills?

Monster is caffeine: Like nodoz, the active stimulant in monster is caffeine. Unlike nodoz, monster does not list the amount of caffeine, which makes it a potentially dangerous drink. ...Read more

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What are the harmful effects of energy drinks on brain?

What are the harmful effects of energy drinks on brain?

Energy drinks: Energy drinks contain sugar and caffeine that are stimulants to the nervous system. Excessive amounts can cause headaches, dizziness, nervousness, and insomnia. Seizures have been reported with the use of energy drinks but this is a rare event. ...Read more

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Are nerd energy drinks safe?

Are nerd energy drinks safe?

In moderation: It has a bunch of herbal products that are likely quite safe when used as directed, including ginko biloba, but it has about the same amount of caffeine as a strong cup of coffee. The herbal ingredients, vitamins and amino acids are likely not a problem (although most are unnecessary and not needed in people who have good nutrition), but excessive amounts of caffeine can be harmful. ...Read more

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Any health benefits of drinking "smart water"?

Any health benefits of drinking "smart water"?

No. Lots of sugar.: Smart water *sounds* like it's healthy but it's not. One bottle has 7 teaspoons of sugar, even more than 12 oz bottle of coca cola [though i'm not saying that you should drink coke instead]. Plain water is healthiest. Crave flavor? Add a slice of lemon, lime, orange or cucumber. Make your own iced tea [flavored green tea or herbal tea]. Only thing smart about it: makes your pocketbook smart. Ow. ...Read more

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

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

Misnomer: Energy products do not really increase energy. The best way to gain energy is regular exercise. These energy products have caffeine and sugar. ...Read more

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Can monster energy drinks make your breast milk green?

Can monster energy drinks make your breast milk green?

Never heard of this: I've never heard of monster energy drinks making breast milk turn green, but they probably aren't a good idea while you are breast feeding! energy drinks frequently are high in caffeine, sugar, and some herbal combinations that may pass into breast milk. Since most doctors recommend limiting your caffeine intake while breastfeeding, the energy drinks are not a good idea! ...Read more

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Give me a perfect daily diet & energy or fruit drinks for consumption?

Give me a perfect  daily diet  & energy or  fruit drinks for consumption?

There isn't one: There is no perfect daily diet because everyone is different. There are also many different philosophies on what is good and what is bad. Most agree that sugars are not good, so "fruit drinks" are not part of a "perfect diet". ...Read more

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If i drink faster and on an empty stomach, i get buzzed on only 4-5 ounces of wine. So, less calories & blood sugar. What are the health consequences?

If i drink faster and on an empty stomach, i get buzzed on only 4-5 ounces of wine. So, less calories & blood sugar. What are the health consequences?

It depends: Health consequences depend on what you do when you're buzzed. Plus it sounds like you're drinking wind specifically for the buzz, which could be an addictive pattern. ...Read more