Energy Drinks are not for everybody. But millions of us are drinking them without paying attention to the caffeine they may contain. Dr. Sandy outlines the precautions you should take if you drink them.
Energy drinks are popular. Millions drink them, but Consumers may not realize how much caffeine they’re getting.
In general, 8 ounces of an energy drink has between 80 and 140 milligrams of caffeine-- the same as a cup of coffee--- or two to three cans of soda. But some have as much as 250 milligrams of caffeine per serving.
These are adult beverages.
Some people drink too many, too fast
How much caffeine is OK?
For adolescents: no more than 100 mg a day : what’s in a 10 ounce coffee ,– or 2 to 3 cans of soda…
Caffeine during pregnancy?
Know what you’re drinking. Check serving size, number of servings, warnings, and ingredients.