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Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso
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Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso

Oct 7th 2019, 10:17 AM 86,974 Views 64 Comments

Overall energy drinks manufacturers have reduced the sugar content in their products since the sugar tax was introduced.

Poll: Should under-16s be banned from buying energy drinks?
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Poll: Should under-16s be banned from buying energy drinks?

Aug 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 28,160 Views 89 Comments

There are rules on the labelling of energy drinks but no official age restriction.

If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?
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If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?

Jun 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,491 Views 8 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland takes a closer look at the phenomenon of energy drinks and pre-workout supplements.

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s
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Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Mar 5th 2018, 1:10 PM 24,749 Views 56 Comments

The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.

Selling energy drinks to children: No plans from other retailers to copy Aldi's ban
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Selling energy drinks to children: No plans from other retailers to copy Aldi's ban

Jan 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 19,273 Views 26 Comments

Retailers such as Dunnes Stores, Centra and SuperValu haven’t announced any plans to follow Aldi’s lead.

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s
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Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Jan 19th 2018, 11:43 AM 20,398 Views 41 Comments

Customers buying soft drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove their age.

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks
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Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks

Jan 6th 2018, 7:45 AM 43,862 Views 24 Comments

The 50-year-old said he had begun to use energy drinks due to his “labour-intensive workday”.

Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly
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Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly

May 16th 2017, 8:23 PM 32,824 Views 15 Comments

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

Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day
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Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:00 PM 96,309 Views 61 Comments

The amount of caffeine in various drinks — or even the same drink from a different chain — can vary dramatically.

Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink
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Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink

Mar 20th 2016, 3:00 PM 38,138 Views 46 Comments

Some of the drinks on the Irish market contain as many as 16 teaspoons of sugar.

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?
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Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?

Mar 14th 2016, 8:43 AM 21,638 Views 94 Comments

Some drinks being sold in Ireland contain 16 spoonfuls of sugar.

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

Nov 10th 2014, 3:05 PM 5,875 Views 5 Comments

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

Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children
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Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children

Oct 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,882 Views 23 Comments

Safefood will make a number of recommendations to the Department of Health on these products by the end of this year.

An EU country has banned energy drinks for anyone under 18
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An EU country has banned energy drinks for anyone under 18

May 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,687 Views 43 Comments

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

Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study
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Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study

May 31st 2011, 1:25 PM 918 Views 3 Comments

A study published in an American journal finds that many parents are buying kids high-sugar drinks believing them healthy.

Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report
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Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report

Feb 21st 2011, 10:42 AM 2,237 Views 0 Comments

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.