Are Energy Drinks Safe?

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You know, energy drinks, I call it the Wild West of the beverage aisle. Energy drinks are not regulated by the FDA. So it really depends the real answer to our energy drink safe is it depends on the energy drink, so Dr. Oz and I have come out with some specific guidelines to guide you to those that we feel are the best of the bunch.

No more than 10 grams of sugar, no more than 300 milligrams of caffeine, no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup or sugar alcohols, so I think nowhere in the supermarket is it more important to look at your food label, your ingredient list, your nutrition facts, then in the energy drink category.

So that will give you an idea of what you're getting, but remember that caffeine is actually not required to be listed on the label either, so you may see several ingredients that you know are stimulants but you don't know necessarily know how much total caffeine is in there.