Energy Drinks

How Much Caffeine Is Safe To Consume? Teen Dies After Drinking Caffeinated Drinks 'Too Quickly'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager died from a “caffeine-induced cardiac event” after drinking a succession of caffeinated drinks in a short period of time, a coroner has...

The Hidden Danger Of Mixing Energy Drinks With Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you order alcohol topped with an energy drink on a night out, you could be putting yourself at extra risk of injury. That’s according to new rese...

Teens Who Mix Energy Drinks With Alcohol Are More Likely To Abuse Drugs As Adults

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Teenagers who mix alcohol and energy drinks are more likely to abuse drugs as adults, researchers have found. Scientists at Purdue University discove...

Energy Drink Addict Who Drank 20 Cans Per Day Reveals Shocking Liver Damage

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A self-confessed energy drink addict who downed 20 cans every day damaged her liver so badly doctors thought she was an alcoholic. Mary Allwood, 26, ...

College Bans Energy Drinks Due to 'Increased Sexual Activity'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A college in Vermont will no longer sell energy drinks on campus after linking them to promiscuous behavior. Not all agree and students are making it ...

Brave Teen Shares Heartbreaking Battle With Energy Drinks

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Parents

A brave teenager has pleaded with parents to prevent their children from drinking energy drinks after her craving for them left her suffering a severe...

This Is What Happens To Your Body After You Drink A Red Bull

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've had Coke, Diet Coke and Kale but now it's the turn of Red Bull to get the "What happens 24 hours after you drink it..." treatment. Using NHS,...

Generation Zero

Malminder Gill | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

Some sugared drinks do not try to hide their calories. Many of these add high-fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and honey to their recipes. However, most people are at least able to read and understand what they allow into their body.

Who Could Be Lucozade And Ribena's New Owners?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK

GlaxoSmithKline, owners of Lucozade and Ribena, is in "advanced talks" to sell the two drink brands to the Japanese group Suntory Beverage & Food in a...

'Sprayable Energy' Is Coffee Without The Taste, Smell Or Calories

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Tech

A crowd-funded caffeine spray is aiming to take the crash out of your daily wake-up routine. Sprayable Energy is applied directly to the skin inste...

Pussy Energy Drink Advert Banned

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An ad for energy drink brand Pussy that reprimanded viewers for considering the word's slang alternative has been banned following 156 complaints that...

Calling All Students: Careful With Your Caffeine!

Karishma Gadhia | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Karishma Gadhia

It's no secret that most students practically live off caffeine. After all, it's always the perfect saviour to these recurring situations at university. But does it ACTUALLY help our ability to concentrate and complete our work? Or is caffeine our most dangerous faux friend?

Energy Drinks Mixed With Alcohol Increase Risk Of Heart Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A massive handbag, face-swamping sunglasses and a can of sugar-free redbull have become the staple requirements of any young wannabe out on the town i...

Why Coffee And Toast Could Improve Your Sports Performance

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A combination of caffeine and carbohydrates is the key to boosting sports performance, a new study has found. This means that energy drinks such as...

The Need to Rethink All Attitudes Regarding Drugs

Jason Reed | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

If we are serious about preventing teenage substance abuse, we need far stronger and rational mechanisms in place over our current approach.

Health Drinks Exposed As Misleading By Experts

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

If you regularly guzzle health drinks that promise weight-loss and muscle miracles, as a healthy ‘quick fix’, you might be filling your body with ...