Tag: guarana

Energy Drinks: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, April 4, 2012

Not to be confused with sports drinks, these trendy beverages are a dangerous mix of sugar, chemicals and stimulants. We won’t keep you in suspense – they’re no good! Why They Look Good The promise of popping open a can and slurping immediate energy sure is appealing. Too bad it’s too good to be true.Read more

The Real Deal on Guarana

by in Food News, April 6, 2010

This new caffeine alternative is all the rage in energy drinks. A few weeks ago a client told me she was drinking guarana soda instead of coffee because she was pregnant. The young woman was floored to find that it contains much more caffeine than coffee. This inspired me to write this post—guarana is not always safe. Read up on the facts and find out if it’s right for you.

Foods Adding "Energizing" Ingredients

by in Food News, January 13, 2009

Every so often you may go looking for a boost. Sometimes you turn to a cup of coffee or a brisk walk, but you may be tempted to reach for an extra stimulant. Be wary.