Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 9, 2015

Can energy drinks really boost a person’s energy? – Cloze Test

CLOZE TEST

 

Can energy drinks really boost a person’s energy?

 

Most energy drinks contain large amounts of caffeine, which can provide a temporary energy boost. Some energy drinks 0) __________ sugar and other substances. The boost is 1) __________-lived, however, and may be accompanied by other problems.

For example, energy drinks that contain sugar may contribute to 2) __________  gain — and too much caffeine, or caffeine-like substances, can lead to:

  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Increased blood pressure

3) __________ energy drinks with alcohol may be even more problematic. Energy drinks can weaken the feeling of intoxication, which may lead to heavier drinking and alcohol-4) __________  injuries.

For most people, 5) __________ energy drinks are fine, but try to limit yourself to about 16 ounces (500 milliliters) a day. If you’re consistently fatigued or run-down, however, consider a better — and healthier — 6) __________ to boost your energy.

Get adequate sleep, include physical activity in your 7) __________ routine, and eat a healthy diet. If these strategies don’t seem to help, consult your doctor. Sometimes fatigue is a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as hypothyroidism or anemia.

There are a few groups for which energy drinks are typically not 8) __________. If you have an underlying condition such as heart disease or high blood pressure, ask your doctor if energy drinks may cause complications. Teenagers, pregnant women and women who are 9) __________ -feeding may want to avoid or especially limit consumption of these beverages.

With the growing popularity of energy drinks, many parents have become 10) __________ about how much caffeine their kids are getting. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that adolescents get no more than 100 milligrams of caffeine a day. Younger children shouldn’t drink caffeinated beverages on a regular basis.

 

Adapted from: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/energy-drinks/faq-20058349

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