TITLE

ENERGY DRINKS: BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY?

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Motocross Action Magazine;Apr2007, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the common ingredients of most energy drinks in the market. Guarana is a plant with high concentrations of caffeine, and it is a major factor in the distinctive flavor of most energy drinks. Taurine is a substance derived from the amino acid cysteine. Caffeine is the most common stimulant found in various beverages. Maltodextrin is a carbohydrate-like sugar that is made from starch.
ACCESSION #
24107407

 

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