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drowsy during the day or stay up late to work overtime, in order to ensure energy and physical strength, you will What way to choose to replenish energy?
I believe that many people will regard functional drinks as a “stay-up artifact”. It not only quenches thirst, but also refreshes the mind. There are also many people who are obsessed with the idea that energy drinks are healthier and more nutritious than carbonated drinks.
According to the British Medical Journal, a 21-year-old was diagnosed with < span>Heart failurefailure and renal failure, admitted to ICU.
The New York Times also reported that several consumptions have occurred in the United States in recent years medical records of death or hospital admission after drinking energy drinks.
Can I still drink energy drinks?
What kind of beverages are energy drinks?
Functional beverages are those that can < strong>A drink that regulates the function of the human body to a certain extent and is not for the purpose of curing diseases.
Currently, broad functional drinksmainly includeSports Drinks, Energy Drinksand moreYes There are three categories of health-care beverages.
The main function of general energy drinks is anti-fatigue and replenishing energy.
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< span>Now, functional drinks are more and more popular among young people in my country, and my country has gradually become a big consumer in this field.
According to the definition of energy drinks by the International Society of Sports Nutrition: Energy drinks are those with ingredients other than water , carbohydrates (such as glucose, sucrose, maltodextrin, etc.), vitamins, minerals and other general nutrients, but also other special substances (common caffeine, taurine, amino acids, guarana, glucuronic acid ester, inositol, niacin, panthenol, ginseng, ginkgo extract, etc.) a drink.
Why are energy drinks uncomfortable?
Search the web and you’ll find a lot of claims about energy drinks: “Energy drinks are closely related to cardiovascular function”, ” Energy drinks can make the heart beat faster and arrhythmia”, “Drinking energy drinks is life-threatening” and so on.
Although there are various opinions, they all hold different opinions and there is no conclusion.
Research reports have found that energy drinks contain taurine and caffeine , which are the main active ingredients for improving people’s attention and responsiveness.
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< span>It’s true that a moderate amount of caffeine every day can refresh and lift the spirits. Based on the recommended intake, the safe daily intake of caffeinedoes not exceed 300 mg.
But if you take too much, it will easily lead to caffeine poisoningcaffeine, causing insomnia, headache, irritability, irritability, and stomach upset Symptoms such as palpitations, palpitations and muscle tremors can even be life-threatening in severe cases.
We usually drink a can of energy drinks, which is generally not enough to cause caffeine poisoning, but If you drink it every day, or drink too much at once, it can cause uncomfortable symptoms.
In addition, it cannot be said that caffeine is the only reason for the threat of energy drinks. In addition to caffeine, ordinary energy drinks also contain many other ingredients , it is reported that there is currently insufficient research on the safety of these ingredients.
Can I still drink energy drinks?
At present, although there are some negative cases, Most of them are caused by excessive consumption of energy drinks.
For a healthy adult,do not drink energy drinks regularly , special periodup to one bottle per day, strong>If you feel unwell, seek medical attention as soon as possible to avoid irreversible consequences.
In addition, children and adolescents under 16 years of age are growing , If you drink energy drinks and supplement these ingredients in excess, it will disorder the child’s body regulation.
Similarly,pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and those who are sensitive to caffeine< /strong>Do not drink as much as possible.
In some entertainment venues, some people use alcohol and energy drinks to mix cocktails. In fact, This practice is not worth promoting . Alcohol also has a stimulant effect. Drinking it into the body together with energy drinks will make it more likely to cause discomfort.
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, this approach tends to have a better taste and will make people drink more. Therefore, although everyone’s physique and physical condition have different sensitivity to energy drinks, If it is not really necessary, drink as little or no energy drinks as possible.
What other beverages are bad for the heart?
In addition to energy drinks, span>Excessive consumption of sugary and caffeinated beverages is also bad for the heart. In recent years, a study released by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention showed that,In 2017 alone, nearly 13,000 deaths in China could be attributed to sweet Coronary heart disease and diabetes caused by beverages; China accounted for about 38.2% of the global increase in coronary heart disease deaths from 1990 to 2017. In 2019, a journal published an observational study of more than 100,000 people over nearly 30 years that reaffirmed the dangers of sugar-sweetened beverages, the more More, higher mortality: People who drank more than 2 standard glasses a day had a 21% higher risk of death than those who drank less than 1 standard glass per month. Reducing the intake of sweetened beverages could potentially save tens of thousands of lives each year.
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This article is an expert in food and drug supervision research center, East China University of Science and Technology Liu Shaowei, East China University of Science and Technology Associate Director, Professor, Ph.D. in Food Science, Penn State University, USA, Postdoc, Kansas State University, USA
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