Tag Archive for energy drinks

Red Bull lawsuit claim is hard to swallow

Yet another case of alleged harm from energy drinks. Brooklyn man killed by drinking Red Bull, $85 million lawsuit alleges – NY Daily News. Red Bull didn’t give him wings — it gave him a heart attack, a bombshell lawsuit alleges. Brooklyn father Cory Terry, 33, died during a basketball game after downing the caffeine-laden…

Death from overdose on caffeine mints or…

Can you die from eating energy mints? BBC News – Man died after eating Hero Instant Energy Mints, says coroner. A man died from a caffeine overdose after eating too many high-energy mints, an inquest heard. John Jackson was found dead at his home in Wednesbury, West Midlands, on 2 May after eating Hero Instant…

Pepsi and Coke to launch more “health and beauty” drinks. Gulp!

New Pepsi ‘Special’ Claims to Contain Fat-Blockers | Foodbeast. Pepsi Special, a drink deemed by the Japanese government as a “food for specified health uses,” is Japan’s newest addition to its soft drink repertoire. The dextrin found in this particular vein of Pepsi is reportedly helpful when it comes to blocking fat, making it difficult…

Up your nose with a jolt of no-doze

Turbo Snort Nasal Spray Gives Caffeine Heads a New Way To Wake Up. Turbo Snorts’ homeopathic formulation features herbal extracts of guarana, green tea and kola nut to deliver the energizing and mental focus properties of caffeine. The amino acid complex is a proprietary combination designed to increase absorption and regulate the delivery of sustained…

Relaxing drinks take on energy-boosting competitors

Relaxing drinks take on energy-boosting competitors. With names like Slow Cow and i-Chill, the products contain ingredients noted for their soothing effects, such as melatonin, valerian and hops. Quotes a naturopath: “Natural things are great because they are also effective when they are used properly. But they still have a bio-chemical effect on the body.…