- September 1st, 2013
“Each year in the US over 25 percent of high school athletes will use some type of performance-enhancing drug, and well over 50 percent will use some type of energy-enhancing substance,” says Mike Gimbel. Gimbel is a substance abuse trainer for the NCAA and runs a program called “Powered by Me!”Fueling the glory daysBy Adam Swenson
- February 1st, 2013
Jason Balleta—the CEO of BeeAlive, a beehive jelly company—recently made a public statement on the health concerns about energy drinks. These have frequently been in the news, with a myriad of health concerns. There are also possible links to several deaths.
- May 1st, 2012
After the death of Anais Fournier, a 14 year-old-girl who consumed two 24-ounce Monster energy drinks in a 24-hour period, US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) calls for an investigation into energy drinks such as Monster Energy, Rockstar, and Red Bull, which contain high levels of caffeine and potentially dangerous ingredients, yet are still marketed to young people.
- January 1st, 2012
It’s no news that soda isn’t exactly the healthiest beverage you can choose.Burst that sugary bubble and explore some delicious, healthier alternatives.By Brooke Holmgren