Archive for October, 2012

Are Energy Drinks Dangerous?

It goes without saying that there’s been a lot of negative publicity as of late surrounding mainstream energy drinks. Just last week the U.S. FDA announced it is investigating five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack linked to Monster Energy Drink. While such occurrences are extremely rare – and without a doubt unfortunate – it’s premature to tell if high doses of caffeine were the culprit, or whether there were other contributing factors. Read more...