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What is caffeine?
• Caffeine is a stimulant drug that affects the
body by jolting the central nervous system. It
tricks the body into thinking it is not tired.
• Is a diuretic and can lead to dehydration.
• Ensure to monitor the
amount of caffeine you consume
Dangers of consuming energy drinks?
• Upset stomach
Seizures
Sweating
Tremors
Vomiting
Headache
Chest pain
Energy Drink and Alcohol
• Some energy drinks do contain alcohol
• Elevator Analogy:
Have you ever stepped onto an elevator and
pressed all the buttons? This would not make
since as you would be giving elevator mixed
signals.
• Mixing caffeine and alcohol creates
unpredictable results due to the two types of
drugs interacting.
How much caffeine is in an energy
drink?
• Much greater than what would be in a normal
cup of coffee or a soda.
• Can contain up to 500mg of caffeine which is
equal to 14 can of caffeinated soft drinks
• How much caffeine do you consume?
Classroom activity time 
Marketing strategies being used to
promote energy drinks in teens?
• Magical promises about increased energy
• Music and dance
• Emphasis on technology
• Super heroes
• Names that appeal to young teens and lifestyle
(full throttle, Jolt)
Alternatives in producing more energy
in the body?
• Carbohydrates (fruits, veggies, whole grains)
• Sleep
• Exercise
• Chocolate milk and low fat milk help to
rehydrate after exercise.
Video
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEsCuRZ
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