Energy Drinks

Drink Coffee Not Energy Drinks

Drink Coffee Not Energy Drinks

American’s love buzzwords and trends, and it seems nowadays that everywhere you look there is a new brand of energy drink popping up, promising to help you do everything from get through your day to climb a mountain. They come in brightly colored bottles and slick advertising campaigns. And with good reason. Don’t fall for all the hype. When it comes to energy and alertness, coffee is still the king. Read the rest of “”

Water versus Energy Drinks

Water versus Energy Drinks

Watching television, you would think that energy drinks and sports drinks are miracle cure-alls for athletes, promising top notch hydration in a vibrantly colored liquid. Sports drinks companies spend millions of dollars on slick commercials of athletes sweating orange and purple liquid through their pours, winning big football games, and running in slow motion. It is almost as if they are trying to convince you of something – after all, you don’t see bottled spring water companies advertising the same way. Before you pick up a bottle of any sugary, chemical-laden beverage, ask yourself this: are sports drinks really better than nature’s star beverage – spring water? Read the rest of “”