Red Bull Can Make You Fat

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From Men’s Health:

“The science is in: Energy drinks are worse for your gut than soda, according to a team of researchers in New Zealand. Blame it on the sugar. The scientists observed that downing an energy drink containing 80 mg caffeine and 24 g sugar—about the amount in an 8.3-ounce can of Red Bull—completely inhibited people’s ability to burn fat. “While caffeine does help speed metabolism, combining it with sugar negates its short-term fat-burning benefits,” says lead author Elaine Rush, Ph.D.

Story here.

I don’t drink these caffeine energy drinks.  Too sweet for me!  Does anyone drink them?

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October 5, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Diet, Weight Loss Tips.

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