From "Eat This Not That!": All Phenoms Named "10 Best Energy Drinks, According to a Dietitian"
According to "Eat This, Not That!", energy drinks have faced criticism due to their high sugar, caffeine, and artificial ingredient content. However, not all energy drinks are created equal, and there's a growing selection of healthier options to consider (like All Phenoms) As the demand for clean and caffeinated beverages rises, alternatives like green tea have gained popularity. Making the switch to better-for-you energy drinks means consuming fewer added sugars, often replaced by natural sweeteners like fruit juice or Stevia. Choosing the right drink can be challenging amid the myriad options in stores. To simplify your decision, "Eat This Not That!" compiled a list of 10 favorite healthier energy drink brands that can fuel your day without the jittery side effects with our Citrus Ginger, Energy & Focus blend making the top 10!
What they looked at to create their list:
Low or no added sugar:
- The American Heart Association recommends limited daily added sugar intake (36g for men, 25g for women).
- Sugary beverages, like energy drinks, are a major source of added sugars in the American diet
- According to the article, they prefer drinks without these additives until more research clarifies their impact on health.
- Natural sweeteners, like Stevia, are considered acceptable.
Moderate caffeine levels:
- They aim for a maximum of 150mg of caffeine per serving.
- This aligns with the FDA's suggestion to keep daily caffeine intake below 400mg, allowing for other caffeinated sources throughout the day.
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