“Energy drinks have no place in pediatric diets,” said the study’s senior author.
“We thought that if we could try and capture the essence of the ‘coolness’ of Detroit, you know, give people a way to give back …”
Energy drinks are everywhere, lining grocery store shelves and littering the Internet. But do these energy drinks really work? How legitimate are their claims? John Carbone, a sports nutritionist at Eastern Michigan University, remains extremely skeptical.
Teens aren’t the only ones guzzling down the energy drinks, “5-Hour Energy” based in Farmington Hills is becoming popular among the baby boomers and even the elderly.
Michigan liquor regulators say flavored malt beverages are back on store shelves without stimulants.
A new study points to risk of heart palpitations, seizures and strokes in children who drink the products.
The Food and Drug Administration is poised to announce a virtual ban of alcoholic energy drinks on Wednesday, even as a leading manufacturer is pulling its products off the market.