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Monster Energy Drink Ingredients
Because energy drinks are a newer beverage category, some people may not understand their ingredients, which leads to misconceptions about energy drinks. Uninformed individuals may have the opinion that energy drinks are “loaded with caffeine and sugar.” All Monster Energy products are formulated with food safety as the top priority. Over the past 18 years, over 22 billion cans of Monster Energy drinks have been safely consumed around the world. The information below will help you understand some of Monster Energy drink’s ingredients and how they can function in the body.
Caffeine can lead to increased physical endurance, alertness, increased focus, and improved reaction time
Caffeine has been safely consumed for hundreds of years, in hundreds of countries by billions of people. Caffeine is one of the most studied ingredients in the food supply. The brain makes chemicals that affect the body. One of these chemicals slows us down and helps relax the body. Caffeine blocks some of these chemicals from slowing your brain and studies show caffeine can lead to increased physical endurance, alertness, increased focus, and improved reaction time.
Taurine is essential for skeletal muscle function and can increase physical endurance
Taurine is not a stimulant! Taurine is found naturally in the human body and is an ingredient in baby formula. Taurine also helps protect the heart from overexertion by regulating calcium. In Japan, Taurine is given to patients following heart surgery to help aid in recovery and prescribed for many patients with heart health concerns.
Inositol aids in the efficient processing of nutrients into the conversion of energy
Inositol is found in many fruits, beans, grains and nuts. It is also produced in the body. Inositol aids in the efficient processing of nutrients into the conversion of energy.
B Vitamins help the body produce energy from food
B Vitamins are found in natural foods such as meats, eggs, fish, dairy products, and leafy greens. They are essential nutrients that play a wide range of benefical roles such as helping the body convert carbohydrates to energy.
L-Carnitine is an important compound found naturally in the body
L-Carnitine plays a role in the production of energy by transporting fatty acids to cells. It is an important compound found naturally in the body, as well as in many infant formulas.