Energy drinks—they are a purported panacea for late night studying, long work weeks, midday pick-me-ups, and more. While energy drinks have been around for more than 40 years, their popularity has skyrocketed over the past decade. According to Allied Market Research, the energy drinks market will reach $108.4 billion by 2031 and is currently expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 8.2%. But with such rapid growth, many people are wondering: Are energy drinks safe?

Although the specifi…

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Jaime Savitz,a member of IFT, is a registered dietitian and clinical nutrition manager at Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Inglewood, Calif. ([email protected]).

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  1. Beverages
  2. Diet and Health