Are Energy Drinks Safe?

Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 4/5/2021 8:00:00 AM

The energy drink industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that is marketed primarily to youth and young adults. Some energy drink manufacturers classify their product(s) as supplements to avoid regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Some products contain substances that amplify the effect of caffeine and/or contain additives whose safety is not well known. There can be significant negative health outcomes associated with these products, including heart complications, anxiety, insomnia, dental issues and heartburn/stomach irritation. Please read the following article from the Harvard School of Public Health to understand the dangers associated with these products: Energy Drinks