History Energy drinks were introduced in the 1960s. Japanese company Taisho Pharmaceuticals decided to make a drink that would help people with giving them a boost of energy during the day. Eventually the drink spread into Thailand. Where an Austrian Entrepreneur decided to make a drink exactly like it and call it Red Bull.
Q&A Are energy drinks bad for you? - Of course they are bad for you.. They damage your organs. Does it increase performance? - It may give you a boost of energy for an hour or two. After it drains you of your energy.
Reason#1 Damages organs to the point wear your bodily functions do not work as they are supposed to.
Reason#2 Psychologically; it makes your brain think its getting a boost of energy because of the sugar, it strains your body farther than it should go.
Reason#3 It dehydrates your body. It takes the water out of the body and makes your thirsty. Drinking energy drinks is especially bad while doing strenuous activities.
Opposing reasons Energy drinks increases performance and push people to the top of their abilities A can contains the same amount if not more sugar than a cup of coffee Gives you a boost of energy to get you through the day, even if you are tired
Comments on opposingreasons It strains the body farther than it is supposed to go. Might as well be drinking coffee After the boost it just drains you of energy to make you exhausted
Benefits Not drinking energy drinks is definitely a grand idea. All it does, is damage your body; especially for kids that are still growing. It is tempting to drink it before riding but I try to avoid it as much as I can.
Thoughts Energy drinks have been introduced to us in the media as something that can help increase your performance. It can but what they don’t tell you is that it slowly damages your body.