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Energy Drinks

2023-05-27 00:00:00 / episode: 131

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Script

"Energy drinks.

These are wonderful things that have come out of Southeast Asia and Asia in general.

One of the most popular energy drinks these days is Red Bull, but there's lots of different kinds of energy drinks.

Another popular one is the monster juice.

Energy drinks are a mixed blessing.

I've, I've had energy drinks when I felt low energy in the morning and I have a big day ahead of me and I'll tell you they work.

I'm quite amazed, but when I drink an energy drink, I have energy and power for the rest of the day.

However, there are downsides to them.

I'm not sure.

I'm, I'm certainly not a dietician or a scientist, but I'm pretty convinced that energy drinks are bad for your health.

I know that if I had several energy drinks for several days in a row, I would crash.

I might have energy while I'm drinking the drink.

But there will come a day when I wake up and I have zero energy and that's a terrible thing.

I don't have energy to take, to take care of myself.

And my motivation is zero.

You wanna lie in bed and feel bad on those crash days.

So there's always a price to pay with the energy drinks.

What's worse is I just read an article today, not on purpose, but I found it in the news and they said that the energy drink industry is largely unregulated.

That means they can put all sorts of garbage in these drinks and some of the garbage they put in is toxic.

What I mean is they have a chemical that they put into the drink to have some good benefit.

But the purity of the chemical itself, well, it's suspect it might not be very poor and that means it's mixed in with other things that are harmful to you.

Now, I'm not saying energy drinks are harmful but they may be, they may contain things that are bad for us.

Of course, they do contain things that are not really good for us in the long run.

The amount of caffeine they have is ridiculous and you shouldn't take that much caffeine on a regular basis.

I'm not gonna stop drinking energy drinks, but I'm certainly going to limit my consumption.

Do you like them?"