IS IT BAD FOR YOU?
Written By: Meg Reviewed By: Stephanie Searor, MS, RD, LDN
Red Bull is one of the world’s most famous energy drinks. This is all thanks to its distinctive taste, hot pink color, and invigorating effects. But is it really all that bad for you?
Despite being marketed as energy drink, Redbull contains about 80g of caffeine and 38g of sugar. This is roughly the same as the average sweetened cup of coffee.
You are most likely not doing any better switching to coffee from Redbull because you want to stop drinking "crazy" caffeinated drinks. But is all clear with RedBull?
The only real benefit of this drink is the temporary energy boost due to the high caffeine, sugar, and taurine content.
It is the same ingredients (sugar and caffeine) that can put you at risk of increased blood pressure, teeth damage, hypertension and diabetes.
Don't make drinking a can a day a habit. Caffeine is widely known to give you an instantaneous but superficial boost of energy. There are better and healthier ways to regulate energy
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