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Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages

Learn about the dangers of mixing alcohol and energy drinks.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Caffeine and Heart Health

Learn about common myths and the science regarding the relationship between caffeine and heart health.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

International Food Information Council Foundation

Caffeine and Your Child

Caffeine is defined as a drug because it stimulates the central nervous system.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

The Nemours Foundation

Caffeine Content for Coffee, Tea and Soda

Do you know the caffeine content of your favorite beverages? Take a closer look at how much caffeine you consume in a typical day, especially if you are bothered by headaches, restlessness or anxiety.

Review Date: November 26, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?

For most people, moderate doses of caffeine — 200 to 300 milligrams (mg), or about two to four cups of brewed coffee a day — aren't harmful. But some circumstances may warrant limiting or even ending your caffeine routine. Read on to see if any of these apply to you.

Review Date: November 26, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Energy Drinks– What You Need to Know!- (PDF)

If you are drinking something that advertises itself as an Energy Drink, you are probably helping yourself to a hefty dose of stimulants. Learn the difference between a sports/electrolyte drink and an "Energy" drink.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

United States Anti-Doping Agency