FDA Incident Reports Link Monster Energy Drink To Five Deaths – The Consumerist

Monster Energy

According to records uncovered by a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the plaintiff, the FDA has received 37 adverse incident reports allegedly related to Monster. A rep for the agency confirmed to reporters yesterday that five of those incidents involve deaths with a sixth, non-fatal heart attack also listed.

via FDA Incident Reports Link Monster Energy Drink To Five Deaths – The Consumerist.

Here’s the deal.   An energy drink has less caffeine, typically, than a large coffee.  But it typically contains several other caffeine analogues, to the point where overall it’s a pretty major jolt, literally.

Our recommendation is to make all stimulants an occasional thing, and replace the need for them with some extra walking around, which is the natural way to get your wake-up on.

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