Energy Drinks May Cause Heart Problems—Here’s How to Get a Natural Boost Instead

In a new study, energy drinks altered the electrical activity of participants’ hearts.

Energy is a hot commodity these days. Consumers are drawn to products promoted as energy boosters, from bars to balls, shots, and a whole lot of drinks. Energy drink sales alone in the U.S. steadily increased between 2015 and 2018, with annual sales over $3 million.

But are the risks of energy drinks greater than the rewards? That seems to be the conclusion of a new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. For the study, healthy, young participants consumed 32 ounces of one of two types of energy drinks or a caffeine-free, stimulant-free placebo. The drinks were finished within a one-hour period on three separate days, with a six-day break between each.

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