Tag Archives: sugar

Are Energy Drink Stimulants Cause for Concern?

Fizzy Energy Drinks Taste Good, But are They Good for Us? So what is considered as safe consumption of energy type products including sodas and coffee? These recommendations vary, but a good average across the board looks to be: adults around 400mg/day, pregnant women below 300mg/day. A five-year old child, no more than 1 soda/day at 45mg caffeine (at the most) and this would mean no chocolate, tea, or any other food source with caffeine (more…)

Popular Sugar Substitute Healthy?

I was inspired to write this article because of a conversation I had with a good friend.  The statement to me was something like this, “Splendid” is the best natural sweetener for those in search of something other than potentially dangerous Aspartame products.”  And of course, I stated, “no way man could have produced an altered anything that would be good for the consumer.” We’ll we both agreed to disagree, I then said you’ve inspired (more…)