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States Tell 5-Hour Energy
to Prove Its Ad Claims
Jan 2, 2014 1:26 PM CST
States Tell 5-Hour Energy to Prove Its Ad Claims
Oregon, others request un-redacted documents about energy drink
- Do 73% of doctors really recommend 5-Hour Energy? Is it true that you don't "crash" after it's done pepping you up? Is it safe for teenagers? A group of 33 states is dubious, which is why the Oregon Department of Justice has filed legal papers demanding that...
Jun 5, 2013 1:04 PM CDT
Energy Drinks' Secret Ingredients Don't Work
It's just caffeine, study concludes
- There is exactly one ingredient in energy drinks that actually perks you up, a new study suggests: good old caffeine. None of the other ingredients that supposedly give the drinks an edge actually improve alertness, researchers concluded. They gave participants water, water with caffeine, and 5-Hour Energy, and had them...
Experts: Yeah, Red Bull
Won't 'Give You Wings'
Jan 2, 2013 7:19 AM CST
Experts: Yeah, Red Bull Won't 'Give You Wings'
Little evidence backs up energy drink claims
- Bad news, energy drink addicts: There's little actual proof that Red Bull will "give you wings" or that Monster Energy is a "killer energy brew." The wildly popular beverages—they make up the fastest-growing portion of the drink industry—are, when it comes down to it,...
5-Hour Energy Mentioned
in 13 Deaths
Nov 15, 2012 5:42 AM CST
5-Hour Energy Mentioned in 13 Deaths
FDA filings follow similar reports on Monster Energy
- Over the past four years, 13 death reports filed with the FDA have mentioned 5-Hour Energy as a possible factor, reports the
New York Times
in a review of FDA records. The caffeine shot has appeared in 90 FDA filings during the period, more than 30 of which were tied...
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