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February 16th, 2013

Caffeinated alcoholic drinks often boast exotic ingredients that are known as taurine, guarana, ginkgo, bitter orange and ginseng. The key ingredients in these drinks come accompanied with alcohol and caffeine by which some of them may work like diuretics for its high caffeine content. Energy drinks became a controversy then that two schools in U.S. banned their consumption once some of their students are sick by eating them. These drinks are basically are the result of alcohol with caffeine more combination with drinks azucar-fructosa and a mixture of supplements. These supplements are bases of herbs and roots such as the Ginsengy its contents are too small to get to have some negative effect against the human body.

On the contrary, these energy drinks can be very beneficial, for example if you have a strong headache it is very feasible that eating one of these drinks could make disappear to a large extent the pain that you have. On the other hand, the same production of these beverages is endorsed by the respective departments of health of the Paice where are manufactured and which are more commercialized, likewise have a strict quality control and precise analysis of their levels of psychoactive like alcohol and caffeine. With regard to its ingredients taurine is one of its main contents offered by this energy supplement, which finally and after is the object of the drink; This element is a natural amino acid that largely found in skeletal muscles. It is one of the building blocks involved in physiological functions in the liver, brain, the creation of platelets, central nervous system and the heart. Taurine is also one of the main ingredients of the famous Red Bull and touted as an element to improve normal performance. But there is much scientific evidence of this.

Despite this lack of research, has been used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal, the congestive heart failure, diabetes and other medical conditions. Guarana is a Berry from South America that is a natural source of caffeine popular in the Amazonian regions. Some companies put guarana to hide the caffeine in many of its products. This food is generally recognized as a food additive. Its single seeds contain twice the amount of caffeine that is found in coffee. Young adults and college students do not take this kind of energy drinks to find their health benefits or herbal supplements. As the most important ingredients here are caffeine and alcohol is a very recurrent in festivals and celebrations drink because its caffeine content helps very well inhibit the feeling of drunkenness which provides the excessive consumption of alcohol, also used to accompany the consumption de substances psychoactive, alucinogenos, stimulants and depressants. The combination of caffeine and alcohol which found in drinks such as rum with Coca-Cola, Red Bull and vodka, allows consumers who drink during a long period of time not feel frequent headaches, dry mouth and unpleasant side effects of alcohol.


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