TITLE

Energy Drinks to Improve Performance

AUTHOR(S)
O'Mathúna, Dónal P.
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Integrative Medicine Alert;Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the health effects of energy drink consumption. Caffeine, taurine and simple sugars are the primary ingredients in energy drinks. Information on energy drink regulation in various countries is provided, as well as the mechanism of action of caffeine and taurine. One study found that there is age-related differences in the effects of caffeine. Another study found that there is an association between improved secondary memory, speed of attention and energy drinks.
ACCESSION #
83720555

 

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