ARE ENERGY DRINKS PHYSIOLOGICAL?

  • Ahmed A Alsunni Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Abstract

Energy drinks are soft drinks promoted as boosting energy. They have become very popular all over the world since 1997. Energy drinks are fortified beverages with added dietary supplements. Like most of the soft drinks in the market these drinks are aggressively marketed but are not always transparent in providing ingredient information and quantities on their labels. The promotion of natural ingredients in energy drinks to supply increased energy, increased alertness, and improved athletic performance leave a Physiologist wondering if these drinks deliver what they claim

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Published
2011-06-30
How to Cite
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Alsunni A. ARE ENERGY DRINKS PHYSIOLOGICAL?. PJP [Internet]. 30Jun.2011 [cited 27Jul.2021];7(1):44-9. Available from: https://pjp.pps.org.pk/index.php/PJP/article/view/791