Facts About Energy Drinks

As the beverage market has exploded, so have the claims about metabolic benefits. Here's a look at the main boosts being boasted.

Energy Drink Metabolism Boosters: Added B Vitamins
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Metabolism Boosters: Added B Vitamins

The Bs are crucial for metabolism—the process by which the body breaks down food and uses it for energy. But you likely get all the Bs you need from a balanced diet, and their ability to provide an energy boost in beverage form is unproven.

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