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Study: Caffeine Info Often Misleading or Missing on Energy Drink Labels
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Caffeine can result in restlessness, nervousness, insomnia, and tremors. High amounts can also trigger seizures and abnormal heart rhythm.

Here are the results of the CR tests: 

 

Product

Per Serving

 

Size (fluid ounces)

Cost

Calories

Sugars (grams)

Caffeine (mg)

5-hour Energy Decaf

1.9

$2.00

4

0

6

FRS Healthy Energy

11.5

2.00

20

2

17

Archer Farms Energy Drink Juice Infused (Target)

12

1.80

80

19

55

Amp Energy

8

1.00

110

29

71

Bawls Guarana

10

2.00

120

32

71

Steaz Energy

8

1.33

90

23

72

Red Rain Energy Drink

8

.50

100

24

75

SK Street Kings 6 Hours of Energy

2.5

1.75

0

0

78

Rockstar Energy Drink Double Strength

8

1.00

140

31

80

Sambazon Organic Amazon Energy

8

1.17

90

21

81

Red Bull Energy Drink

8.4

1.75

110

27

83

Starbucks Doubleshot

15

2.50

210

26

88

Monster Energy

8

1.00

100

27

92

Xyience Xenergy

8

1.25

0

0

94

Nestle Jamba

8.4

2.00

90

20

98

Venom Energy

8

1.00

120

27

110

Guru Energy Drink

8.4

2.50

100

25

118

Arizona Energy

8

1.00

100

26

129

Clif Shot Turbo Energy Gel

1.2*

1.00

110

12

133

Stacker 2 6-Hour Power

2

1.50

0

0

149

Full Throttle

8

2.50

220

58

210

Celsius Your Ultimate Fitness Partner

12

1.75

10

0

212

5-hour Energy

1.9

2.00

4

0

215

Monster X-presso

6.8

2.25

90

12

221

NOS High Performance Energy Drink

16

2.50

220

52

224

Rockstar Energy Shot

2.5

2.00

10

0

229

5-hour Energy Extra Strength

1.9

3.00

4

0

242

Monster Energy, the drink blamed in a lawsuit for the death of a 14-year-old girl and cited in five deaths reported to the FDA, has 92 milligrams of caffeine per 8-ounce serving. That's about mid-range for the energy drinks tested -- but more than the lawsuit alleges the product contains.

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