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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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

# energy-drinks - Monday 11 June, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

# energy-drinks - Monday 10 November, 2014

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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.

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