energy drinks

  • True Story: I Live My Life Entirely Caffeine-Free (And Live to Write This Post)

    True Story: I Live My Life Entirely Caffeine-Free (And Live to Write This Post)

    The one thing I learned in college was to never come between your sleep-deprived best friend and her grande sized coffee. NEVER EVER. Her relationship with coffee always baffled me because -- believe it or not -- I don't drink coffee everyday. Not even tea. The truth is, I never use caffeine/coffee to stay awake in college.

  • Stay Awake While Studying

    Stay Awake While Studying

    Everyone is going to be cranky and sleep deprived. Prescription drug deals will be happening at every bus stop. This is real (college) life. To help you fight the good fight this semester, we've rounded up some of the best and worst ways to help you stay awake while you're studying...

  • Four Loko: Cheapy Drink or Muy Dangerous Decision?

    Four Loko: Cheapy Drink or Muy Dangerous Decision?

    Four Loko is a popular new canned alcoholic beverage. Essentially an alcohol-fueled energy drink. Each can contains the equivalent of three beers, caffeine, and artificial flavoring, all for under $3. But the benefits of this cheapie drink are eclipsed by the serious threat it poses to students who intend to party hard.

  • The Body Blog: Snacks That’ll Keep You Movin’ in Between Workouts

    The Body Blog: Snacks That’ll Keep You Movin’ in Between Workouts

    [While I have covered physical exercise in previous editions of the Body Blog, this week I’m going going to take a step away from the...

  • Stay Starbucks Savvy…at Home!

    Stay Starbucks Savvy…at Home!

    If you’re as addicted to caffeine as I am, you are probably broke (not to mention a real gem in the early morning hours). But,...

  • Can Coffee Affect Your Reproductive System?

    Can Coffee Affect Your Reproductive System?

    I can easily pinpoint my caffeine addiction to my first year of college, when I worked part-time as a barista at Starbucks. I distinctly remember...

  • Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks, Part Deux.

    Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks, Part Deux.

    About two weeks ago, I decided that it would be an amazingly brilliant idea to try different energy drinks. I never hear the same thing...

  • The Master Cleanse, Game Over

    The Master Cleanse, Game Over

    So, uh, I quit. I quit Master Cleansing. I tried to talk myself in to sticking it out. I really did. I kept telling myself...

  • Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks?

    Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks?

    Let’s be realistic; with classes, homework, studying, hobbies, work, and that thing you like to call a social life, we college girls don’t have all...

  • Fun Fact of the Day: Energy Drinks and Cocktails Are a Bad Mix

    Fun Fact of the Day: Energy Drinks and Cocktails Are a Bad Mix

    How many times have you ordered a Vodka Red Bull at your favorite bar? Or pounded an energy drink to “wake you up” before a...

  • Redbull Contains Meat….Yum!

    Redbull Contains Meat….Yum!

    I personally find Redbull and all those other caffeine-boosting carbonated cans of crap disgusting, as far as taste is concerned. I just don’t get the...

  • Energy Drink Becomes Viagra?

    Energy Drink Becomes Viagra?

    These days, energy drinks claim to do just about everything other than actually give you energy. Whether it is weight loss or better mental activity,...