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#Energy Drinks

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s Give It The Boot

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.

From TheJournal.ie Selling energy drinks to children: No plans from other retailers to copy Aldi's ban Clipped Wings

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.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s High Caffeine

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks British Medical Journal

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly Caffeine

Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly

Davis Allen Cripe, 16, collapsed at school and later died in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day Energy Drinks

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink Buzzing

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

“What has Christ got to do with an energy drink?”

From TheJournal.ie Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children Health Risk

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.

From TheJournal.ie An EU country has banned energy drinks for anyone under 18 No Energy

An EU country has banned energy drinks for anyone under 18

Lithuania has banned the sale of the drinks to minors citing health concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study Energy Drinks

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.

From TheJournal.ie Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report Energy Drinks

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fine Gael experiences a surge in support; son of Libyan leader warns the country is on the brink of a civil war in which thousands could die; and the separated husband of the Irishwoman who won €17 million on the New York lotto is to sue her for his share.