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#Energy Drinks

# energy-drinks - Monday 7 October, 2019

Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso
# Obesity
# Obesity

Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso

Oct 7th 2019, 10:17 AM 94,067 Views 64 Comments

Overall energy drinks manufacturers have reduced the sugar content in their products since the sugar tax was introduced.

# energy-drinks - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Poll: Should under-16s be banned from buying energy drinks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should under-16s be banned from buying energy drinks?

Aug 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 28,219 Views 90 Comments

There are rules on the labelling of energy drinks but no official age restriction.

# energy-drinks - Monday 11 June, 2018

If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?
# Follow Fitness
From The42
# Follow Fitness

If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?

Jun 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,712 Views 8 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland takes a closer look at the phenomenon of energy drinks and pre-workout supplements.

# energy-drinks - Monday 5 March, 2018

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s
# Give It The Boot
# Give It The Boot

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Mar 5th 2018, 1:10 PM 24,844 Views 57 Comments

The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.

# energy-drinks - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Selling energy drinks to children: No plans from other retailers to copy Aldi's ban
# Clipped Wings
# Clipped Wings

Selling energy drinks to children: No plans from other retailers to copy Aldi's ban

Jan 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 19,600 Views 26 Comments

Retailers such as Dunnes Stores, Centra and SuperValu haven’t announced any plans to follow Aldi’s lead.

# energy-drinks - Friday 19 January, 2018

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s
# High Caffeine
# High Caffeine

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Jan 19th 2018, 11:43 AM 20,507 Views 41 Comments

Customers buying soft drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove their age.

# energy-drinks - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks
# British Medical Journal
# British Medical Journal

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks

Jan 6th 2018, 7:45 AM 43,911 Views 24 Comments

The 50-year-old said he had begun to use energy drinks due to his “labour-intensive workday”.

# energy-drinks - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly
# Caffeine
# Caffeine

Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly

May 16th 2017, 8:23 PM 32,888 Views 15 Comments

Davis Allen Cripe, 16, collapsed at school and later died in hospital.

# energy-drinks - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day
# Energy Drinks
# Energy Drinks

Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:00 PM 98,826 Views 59 Comments

The amount of caffeine in various drinks — or even the same drink from a different chain — can vary dramatically.

# energy-drinks - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink
# Buzzing
# Buzzing

Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink

Mar 20th 2016, 3:00 PM 38,184 Views 46 Comments

Some of the drinks on the Irish market contain as many as 16 teaspoons of sugar.

# energy-drinks - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?

Mar 14th 2016, 8:43 AM 21,646 Views 94 Comments

Some drinks being sold in Ireland contain 16 spoonfuls of sugar.

# energy-drinks - Monday 10 November, 2014

Woman explains how Monster energy drinks are the work of Satan, goes viral
# Satan's Juice
From The Daily Edge
# Satan's Juice

Woman explains how Monster energy drinks are the work of Satan, goes viral

Nov 10th 2014, 3:05 PM 6,009 Views 5 Comments

“What has Christ got to do with an energy drink?”

# energy-drinks - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children

Oct 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,892 Views 23 Comments

Safefood will make a number of recommendations to the Department of Health on these products by the end of this year.

# energy-drinks - Friday 16 May, 2014

An EU country has banned energy drinks for anyone under 18
# No Energy
# No Energy

An EU country has banned energy drinks for anyone under 18

May 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,718 Views 43 Comments

Lithuania has banned the sale of the drinks to minors citing health concerns.

# energy-drinks - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study
# Energy Drinks
# Energy Drinks

Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study

May 31st 2011, 1:25 PM 929 Views 3 Comments

A study published in an American journal finds that many parents are buying kids high-sugar drinks believing them healthy.

# energy-drinks - Monday 21 February, 2011

Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report
# Energy Drinks
# Energy Drinks

Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report

Feb 21st 2011, 10:42 AM 2,263 Views 0 Comments

A new study warns that energy drinks should be avoided by children with heart problems, diabetes and ADHD – as they could lead to palpitations, seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings.