translated from Spanish: Profeco exhibits high-sugar energy drinks

The Federal Consumer Attorney’s Office (Profeco) revealed the brands of energy drinks that contain more sugar, taurine and caffeine that are overconsumptioned can be harmful to users who choose to purchase this type of products.
In the Consumer Magazine of July, the body run by Ricardo Sheffield Padilla, conducted a study of 24 beverages, such as that practiced in soluble coffee, containing caffeine, taurine, guarana, ginseng, green tea, glucuronolactone, and mixture of vitamin B complex.
«Consuming more than one containing caffeine in a day can cause unwanted effects especially in people with high sensitivity. The effects of caffeinated beverages depend on the sensitivity of those who eat them, those with nerve or heart disease should be cautious,» he said.
He explained that these types of products that Profeco analyzed, as isotonic drinks or sports drinks, designed for the recovery of water, energy and electrolytes lost during exercise such as: Powerade, Gatorade, Vitamin Water and Electrolit, are not the same.
«To things by name. When it says sugars on the label, it usually contains High Fructose Corn Syrup. Most of the beverages we present in the study exceed who’s conditioned recommendation for daily sugar intake in an adult, which is 25g,» he said.
The ones with the most sugars

M Juice Monster Energy +Jugo, Pipeline Punch.
Volt Blue Energy.
Nitro Energy Drink.
Red Bull Energy Drink.

The ones with the most bullfighting

Amper Energy On The Go.
Nitro Energy Drink.
Volt Blue Energy.
Monster Energy Lewis Hamilton 44.

The ones with the most caffeine

Coca Cola Energy.
Vive100% Ginseng Citrus.
Amper Energy On The Go.
Pepsi Kick.

Original source in Spanish

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