Coffee versus. Energy Drinks – The Outcomes Might Scare You

 

Coffee Vs Energy Drinks Which is Better for Studying

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Coffee vs. Energy Drinks: A Caffeine Wake-Up Call

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Are Energy Drinks Really that Bad?

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What If You Only Drank Energy Drinks?

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Energy Drinks: Why Are They Sending So Many People to the ER?

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Rethink Your Energy Drink: Beware of Extreme Caffeine

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Are Energy Drinks Bad For You? (What The Science Says)

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Studies suggest drinking four or more 8-ounce cups of caffeinated coffee may lower your risk for oral and throat cancers. Caffeine can cause a rapid heartbeat. Caffeine could also cause arrhythmias, so if you have a preexisting issue, talk to your doctor. Coffee, soda, and energy drinks all are acidic, so it may cause some heartburn. Drinking coffee or energy drinks for the purpose of waking up can be dangerous if overused and abused.

However, coffee has been proven as a much healthier option out of the two if consumed in moderation, as it offers many health benefits such as curing anxiety and lowering the risk of diabetes. When it comes to energy drinks vs coffee, it’s obvious that coffee is the winner. This is because coffee has a natural taste, is backed by decades of research, and contains less sugar than energy drinks. Because of that, you should get a cup of coffee if you’re concerned about. According to Katherine Zeratsky, R.D and L.D., the high amounts of sugar contained in energy drinks can result in unwanted weight gain.

It is important to note, however, that many individuals add cream and sugar to coffee, which would add such effects. Coffee and energy drinks do share caffeine in common. However what you need to recognize first and foremost is that coffee has higher concentrations of caffeine which will have more of a sudden impact on the central nervous system. Energy drinks may have their use in sports, where even the slightest edge can mean everything to competitors, or for shift workers tending a nuclear.

Energy drinks and coffee are often consumed for the same reason. By comparison, energy drinks are the new kids on the block. They tend to be considered the bad boys of caffeine, too. Partly, the reputation of energy drinks is down to claims that they provide a ‘jolt’ of caffeine. A 16 ounce serving of either coffee or an energy drink and you have already touched 150 mg, which is the lower limit of your daily recommended caffeine intake.

Some energy drinks have alarmingly high levels of caffeine like Cocaine with a whopping 288 mg caffeine content in an 8.4 oz can! The danger here is in over-consumption. Which is better for studying coffee or energy drinks? Caffeine makes people feel more awake and alert but (YES) it DOES make a difference where you get you.

The implication is pretty clear: Energy drinks pose a potentially deadly threat because they contain so much caffeine. Yet the drinks that Dorner and.

List of related literature:

Caffeine, being a nerve toxin, stimulates the adrenal glands to secrete stress hormones and to trigger a strong immune response that may give you the false impression that this newly found energy and vitality was somehow provided by the consumed beverage.

“Timeless Secrets of Health and Rejuvenation” by Andreas Moritz
from Timeless Secrets of Health and Rejuvenation
by Andreas Moritz
Ener-Chi Wellness Press, 2007

The other (caffeine) strings you along with artificial energy that can give you headaches and cause you to exaggerate fears.

“Fighting Invisible Tigers: Stress Management for Teens: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition” by Earl Hipp
from Fighting Invisible Tigers: Stress Management for Teens: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition
by Earl Hipp
CREATESPACE PUB, 2009

These drinks may also contain guarana, another natural source of caffeine, and can cause agitation, palpitations, tremor and GIT upset, also serious effects of hallucinations, dysrhythmias and seizures.

“Pharmacology for Health Professionals eBook” by Bronwen Bryant, Kathleen Knights, Andrew Rowland, Shaunagh Darroch
from Pharmacology for Health Professionals eBook
by Bronwen Bryant, Kathleen Knights, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences APAC, 2018

In general, those negatively impacted by caffeine would probably not like the stronger effects

“Anabolics” by William Llewellyn
from Anabolics
by William Llewellyn
Molecular Nutrition, LLC, 2011

These results indicate either that decaffeinated coffee may have some other active ingredients which reduce levels of perceived exertion or that subjective ratings of perceived exertion may be influenced by a significant placebo effect.

“Drugs, Athletes, and Physical Performance” by John A. Thomas
from Drugs, Athletes, and Physical Performance
by John A. Thomas
Springer US, 2012

these have the same negative side effects as coffee.

“R3 Diet” by Joy Brown
from R3 Diet
by Joy Brown
Xlibris Corporation, 2011

The results showed that under these circumstances caffeine has little persuasive power.

“Yes!: 50 Secrets From the Science of Persuasion” by Noah Goldstein, Robert B. Cialdini, Steve Martin
from Yes!: 50 Secrets From the Science of Persuasion
by Noah Goldstein, Robert B. Cialdini, Steve Martin
Profile, 2010

But more recent research shows no link at all between drinking coffee and an increased risk of any of these conditions.

“Nutrition For Dummies” by Carol Ann Rinzler
from Nutrition For Dummies
by Carol Ann Rinzler
Wiley, 2011

Collectively, these findings suggest that caffeine consumption should be limited later in an evening (i.e., after 6 pm.) and that energy drinks containing high concentrations of caffeine or taurine should also be avoided to limit ensuing effects on the athlete’s sleep quality.

“Recovery for Performance in Sport” by Christophe Hausswirth, Iñigo Mujika, Institut national du sport et de l'éducation physique (France)
from Recovery for Performance in Sport
by Christophe Hausswirth, Iñigo Mujika, Institut national du sport et de l’éducation physique (France)
Human Kinetics, 2013

In large amounts caffeine “produces many undesirable side effects—from nervousness and insomnia to rapid and irregular heartbeats, elevated blood sugar and cholesterol levels, excess stomach acid and heartburn,” Varro Tyler, Ph.D., explains in The Honest Herbal.

“Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs” by Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton, Anna Carr
from Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs
by Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton, Anna Carr
Rodale Books, 1998

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  • Caffeine doesn’t work it doesn’t make me feel awake it makes me feel tired and helps me fall asleep is there something wrong whit me?

  • A few years ago I would’ve agreed with this, however, after consuming 2 energy drinks daily for 7 years I’ve noticed MULTIPLE concerning side effects and have quit caffeine altogether as a result. Symptoms primarily included irritability, mood swings, “brain fog”, arrhythmia, chest tightness, difficulty breathing, insomnia, and seemingly loss of natural energy production. To be clear, I’m an athlete, and have been for nearly 25 years, eat SUPER clean, very healthy, and do not have a history of family heart issues.

    There is certainly some validity to these predictions of potential harmful long term side effects and I believe in due time they will become more apparent among chronic users, especially since energy drinks containing up to 400mg of caffeine such as Bang are on the market.

  • this is just not true I don’t drink many energy drinks but a Starbucks blond roast has 475 ml mg of caffeine and a Monster energy is 160 the blond rost almost had three times as much caffeine

  • Just found your channel and I’ve watched a few videos already! This is so cool. I love energy drinks and coffee and always wondered why they sometimes made me feel different…. I am a SAHM so knowing the science behind this stuff and how the caffeine actually works is really helpful! Now I know to stop putting sugar in my coffee and if I skip coffee and go for the energy drinks to miss out on the taurine… (My fave is monster which has taurine I’m pretty sure so it looks like I’m on to trying even more drinks lol.) Anyways if anyone is interested I’ve reviewed some energy drinks on my channel also.

  • I drink energy drink every friday once a week doesnt kill me and felt nothin just little bit blood preasure from my both arms and my neck and i sleep normal ok and drinking water n juice weekends are normal

  • Bang energy has 300mg of caffeine the reccomnded dose of caffeine intake per day is around 400mg now if you absolutely need ur dose of caffeine per day and cant stand the taste of coffee i would suggest picking up a bang energy and slowly drinking it as the day goes on you are not going to die from going over the recommended mg of caffeine per day but there are health problems involved in going over the amout recommended

  • I’m glad to see this. I’ve been so annoyed by my friend shaming me with baseless claims about energy drinks being super unhealthy. I was willing to concede to him on the sugar and caffeine, while reminding him that I avoid sugar and am wary of caffeine intake, but he said those weren’t the problem, it was all the “other stuff”. Of course he had no idea what “other stuff” was, and I have an unhealthy need to be as thorough as possible in every debate so I ended up briefly researching every single ingredient in my can to look for anything that was a significant red flag, and still came out with caffeine and sugar being the worst. Other stuff (even small stuff you didn’t mention here) is only associated with very rare adverse effects which often have to do with specific genetic… polymorphisms?? or something like that. I can’t remember. But yeah i’m not suprised people are like this. I still remember my middle school health teacher telling us “well basically, if you can’t pronounce it, it’s probably bad for you.”

  • This video needs some real fact checking. Saying caffeine is packed into other ingredients or calling other ingredients caffeine is entirely inaccurate. Yes “energy blends” exist and most tell you the mg of caffeine. Caffeine is the only actual drug stim in energy drinks

  • Yes. Two reasons: a. It amps anxiety in folks that suffer from certain mental issues, and b. Young folks are still developing, and caffeine is addictive, so more and more will be used, and scaling back the use, or discontinuing the use, will be far more difficult for them later in life than an older person that uses the product. Personal experience: I suffered from severe asthma when I was a child. This was in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Back then the treatment was caffeine. So as a little boy, they tried to start me on coffee. I threw that nasty stuff up every time. So I ended up on soda pop. Lots of soda pop. I don’t think it helped, but the doctors never asked my opinion. I have tried to give up caffeine a few times. But I never felt normal. So, I will drink soda pop till the day I die.

  • As I watch this I have been drinking energy drinks for almost 20 years 3 weeks ago I started having kidney problems the pain is unreal if my kidneys don’t heal not sure what I’m going to do.I really thought energy drinks were safe

  • Me drinking beer all day at the lake.

    Me drinking 2 monster hydrates
    with vodka around midnight.

    Me on the couch in fetal position having my wife hold me lake a baby while I’m contemplating an ambulance ride for 2 hours.

    It attacks some and others never feel a thing. I’ll still do a few Vegas bomb shots but no more giant energy cocktails.

    Moderation is key.

  • Hey everyone! I’ve been getting asked a lot about the schedule for my video series other than Myth Bust Monday (so the Science Applied and Fundamentals Series)…

    Because these videos take a lot more time in terms of research, editing, and production/filming than a comparatively simple MBM, I’m only committing myself to about 1 upload per month. So as of now, my goal is to release all of the Fundamentals videos over the next 6 months and the same for the Science Applied videos (where I plan to cover AT LEAST Pull, Legs, Upper and Lower (having already done Push))

    I also haven’t retired the Science Explained series and am actually releasing a remastered and updated version of my Calves Science Explained video later this week. And I have a goal of doing one in-depth interview per month with a researcher or coach in the field of interest so I can do a deeper dive than I am able to in these short form videos.

    Thanks again guys for sticking around and showing support! Can’t believe we’re already at 550K!!!

  • Believe it or not but 95% of all illness comes from food and drink. If you consume coffeine, then you will have trouble sleeping at night. Lack of sleep will lead you to increased stress levels on your body and immune system which for a short period of time is okay, but constant lack of sleep during a few years will result in cardio vascular problems, kidney damage, liver, brain etc. Once you loose your health, you can never get it back and no doctor in the world can make you healthy again. They can manage your symptoms but the cause is as always your stupidity for which there is rarely a cure. Keep dtinking energy drinks and find out. Btw this cunt is sponsored by Monster, he doesn’t drink it

  • I drank 2 energy drinks a day on average for a year I have screwed over my body and am going to be dealing with the effects for the rest of my life don’t drink them guys if my msg helps one person then im happy for you please think of your future i have kids and I’m facing a very uncertain future

  • They talk about caffeine this caffeine that but most of these people are smoking their lungs out foh ��

    I’m not a energy drinker btw but I’m tired with the hypocrisy..

  • It’s not the amount of caffeine in energy drinks that are the problem. It’s the sugars and all the synthetic stuff they put in them that’s the problem. I also thinks tons of B vitamins is not good for you. I was drinking a bunch of kickstarts for years and realized I was more tired drinking them. I was gaining weight. I switched to black coffee even though I hate the flavor a week ago and already feel better. I lost a pound already by just cutting out energy drinks. I don’t know what this doctor is talking about but it’s not the caffeine in energy drinks that are the problem. It’s the synthetic chemicals in them.

  • In Europe at least, and I suppose in most of the world, such thing as “unregulated or undisclosed amounts” does not exist. It is impossible. If you are an energy drink maker and you try to lie about or hide the amount of caffeine in your product you are dead! All such things are under strict regulations, including in the USA. I gave Europe as an example because I live there and because Europe is notorious for it’s many and sometimes even radical regulations. As a rule of thumb if there is any doubt that something is unhealthy, just a slight doubt, doesn’t even need much of a proof EU makes it illegal.
    Long story short this video is lying.

  • You know you can just buy caffeine tablets? Either packaged in stores or on online stores like Ebay as pills. They work really well as a standby or just morning pep. I think most Ebay ones have 120mg of caffeine which is like a large coffeeshop coffee. (I did my research.) Take half for a small coffee or tea. I bought them as used to drive long distances in Europe for work. Easier as a backup than having energy drinks. Best wishes from England

  • All energy drinks are poison. The CEO of these companies are making billions of dollars. And ppl are stupid to buy them,fuck em. I only drink water

  • Lol ummm 242mg of caffeine in an energy drink? What energy drinks have you been having??���� the highest caffeine content I’ve seen on common energy drinks at the drug store is 180mg. Stop over exaggerating and scaring people with this false crap.

  • It takes about 10 GRAMS of caffeine to overdose. So 200 MILIGRAMS (or less than) in 1 can of red bull is literaly nothing. Red bull is great, just drink it in moderation. I only drink 1 can a day on weekdays to help get through work. I don’t drink it on weekends. I have no problems. If your drinking like 5-10 a day then of course that’s gonna fuck you up

  • Everyone says it’s so bad for you
    It’s different how it affects people
    They never talk about that
    I drink energy drink alot and have a collection and i’m a teen!
    I don’t have heart burn or heart problems or any like that i’m fine!

  • No more coffee!!! No more energy drinks!!!!

    Not sure if you’ve heard of Thrive, but it was a game changer for me, a huge blessing… and I’m hoping it can help you too like it has for so many others.

    Follow the link below

    Nikkiflorek.thrive123

  • I have never come across a can with 242mg of caffeine content. What kind of maniac drinks that? Most contain 32mg/100ml and a can is usually 250ml assuming it’s not one of those half liter once. Even then it’s only 160mg. Damn i really drank one too many tonight.

  • I started drinking monster ultras about a month ago for the first time. My desire for coffee disappeared right away. I’ll stay with monster.

  • Thank you sir for my search question correctly answer
    Your question is please avoid energy drinks or please stay away from energy drinks.

  • I love my energy drinks and coffee. So no way. Just don’t them to your kids. I don’t think kids should have caffeine anyway. they have enough energy as it is.

  • Didn’t need a doctor to tell me this, but it is nice to be right. Take THAT all you dumb kids with your monsters and your redbulls! Coffee wins!

  • I have a bang right here in my hand and I’m gonna hide it from my closet
    And I’m panicking on what should I do I took like 9 sips of it
    And just figured out it has 300mg
    AND IM 14 YEARS OLD
    Ima hide it in my closet until someone tells me what to do 
    should I drink it
    Should I take 5 or 6 sips every week
    Throw it away
    Take less than 5 or 6 sips every week
    Or do I just save it until the morning to drink it all for school

  • Where did this myth come from? Boomers. That’s the only group of people I’ve gotten looks from and judged for walking around with a bang

  • I drink around 3-4 (sugar) cans of monster a week, sometimes none at all. I can’t stand sugar-free drinks of any kind since they give me major headaches. It annoys the hell out of me when people comment on it every time i’m drinking one, despite me being fit and active with cardio, weight-training and other sports. As well as having an all round decent diet. People i know will have two cups of tea or coffee a day and no other drinks at all… I’m sure your daily dehydration is doing a lot more harm than my controlled sugar intake.

  • CONCERNS: too much caffeine, and too much sugar…

    REALITY: Most energy drink brands come with sugar free options (which are always much better imo… ie white monster / sugar free redbull) AND most energy drinks have about the same caffeine as coffee, sometimes slightly less, sometimes a little more.

    CONCLUSION: these are the two most commonly used arguments against energy drinks, especially when being compared to coffee for health reasons… and they are FALSE!

  • I asked my dad to buy me a monster energy drink and he bought me 6 but my mom doesn’t know so I’m just here to check if I can pop my 3rd one later when jamming with the boys, and yeah I’m still scared of drinking energy drinks in front of my mom��

  • incorrect

    Okay so first of all, most energy drinks have about 160 milligrams of caffeine, second of all some coffee is known to easily contain 400-1000 milligrams of caffeine per cup, I promise you, and dont think energy drinks are all harm and shit, the creamer in that coffee isnt good for you either, its full of cholesterol and creamy shit thats unhealthy for you, but then again os is the energy drinks so why does it matter

  • Am a doctor, I drink one can a day, I believe no need to regulate it, caffeine is all over the place, maybe more education to the public is needed and more transparency on the side of manufacturers, but it is not a serious public health issue

  • Tons of coffee (8 cups) dont pound my chest like 1 or 2 energy drinks. the problem is energy drinks are artificial caffeine and artificial other ingredients. Natural ingredients can be handled more efficient by your body. I’m no doctor but I’m a caffeine addict. I know.

  • Sponsored by Red Bull
    Sorry, I think people tend to say oh, well it’s not poisonous at these doses, so it’s fine, but health science has too many variables, and you can’t really do long term studies with certain chemicals. If it’s not a whole food, basically don’t fucking eat it.

  • I don’t know anyone who drinks 8 glasses of water a day. Most of the water content I personally get are from the food I eat and exactly 2 glasses of milk because it’s better for teeth and bones. (And just tastes nice)

  • I don’t understand this they don’t ever talk about drinking sugar-free or is there a calorie energy drinks it’s proven that caffeine is good for weight loss it only dumbasses drink energy drinks back-to-back it’s all about moderation I drink one energy drink a day and yet I can still run 10 miles no adding it to a volatile American diet that’s probably where it gets dangerous because we as Americans over-indulge in greasy foods but if you have a clean diet and exercise regularly you should be fine by drinking energy drinks at least once a day

  • This is a lie my dad is a scientist and a red bull has 102.3 mg of caffeine this is a scam and a lie do not recommend this video all of this is a lie

  • Not much of a coffee drinker myself, unless its iced coffee with extra cream and extra sugar, at which point its really just coffee milk. Therefore, its energy drinks and tea! Great comparison between the two, coffee and energy drinks. Its good to learn about the ingredients and what they do and how they work together…or don’t work together. And, I learned a few new big words. Thanks! ����

  • Weren’t Sport Drinks the original Energy Drinks? All these drinks are to me are just “Mental Sodas!” Besides, most People I know who like Mountain Dew drink it the same way others drink Red Bull. So cause of that, the only difference to me is the ingredients. Otherwise they’re the same thing to me!

  • Honestly, I feel fine whenever I have red bull. I don’t have one everyday but I do like them. Since I’m a kid, I researched about red bull. For my age the daily cap of caffeine is 100mg. In one red bull can there is only 80mg. I don’t feel like crap after. I feel like how I usually am when drinking soda. If you like the taste but are afraid of the health risks, have it in moderation.

  • If you are older though avoid huge spikes of sugar, caffeine and guanara. When monster came out a family friend got addicted to it. 3 large cans for 3 years caused a huge heart attack.
    He was 45 when he started and his health declined sharply. The doctor said the cause was stress on the heart due to a mixture of high contents of sugar, caffeine, lack of exercise and water.
    Welp doesn’t matteri dont even drink coffee or take any caffeine except from gtea

  • Here that gamers, no more G-Fuel and Red Bulls, fruit infused water and black tea is the new gamer beverage to get them victory royales

  • Not true two Monsters has 350 mg of caffeine 4 cups coffee over 400 usually give or take and plus in my country Canada regulate caffeine energy drinks to 180 mg

  • Monster = 666. Red Bull = Baal. They are bad for your soul. So yes, extremely bad for your health. And yes, they have lots of junk in them and you clearly do not know what you are talking about.

  • This is why I believe scientist get paid to say all sorts of bull shet because energy drinks are actually healthy. its only when you are having a daily dose of energy drinks that you will be causing issues. this video is clearly wrong and all the facts (not true facts though) are from elderly people who think people are trapped in their tvs xd xd xd

  • I usually drink energy drinks 1-2 times a month and almost never drink coffee. In my opinion you can drink it but not regularly. You should kinda think of it as prize/reward.

  • Donno why but I new from the start it’s gonna be the advertisement of sugarfree monsters xD. They taste good dude. My only problem is that developed a dependency to this shit, it’s why I am here…