Energy drinks are destroying teens’ teeth

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Energy drink habit among teens is causing irreversible damage to teeth as the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel.

Scientists have warned that teenagers’ love of energy drinks is taking a terrible toll on their teeth.  A study published in the Academy of General Dentistry charted an alarming increase in the consumption of both energy and sports drinks among young adults in the U.S. who use them to help get through the day.

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DIY energy drink – Astronauts drink their own urine

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Converts urine to an energy drink.

The internet is full of stories that astronauts on the current shuttle mission will be testing a new system for recycling their own pee and sweat into a sugary energy drink.  But the pee-to-water converter that enables the recycling of human, or even animal, urine into drinkable water is not science fiction.

 

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Anti Energy Drinks

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Wake me when it’s over….

As a gimmicky antidote to “energy drinks,” several companies are selling calming beverages in a can. (No, not beer.) DailyFinance recently surveyed the choices:

Promising a “vacation in a bottle” or an “acupuncture session in every can,” makers of anti-energy drinks, as they’re known, say that after bailouts, foreclosures and Ponzi schemes, Americans nowadays would rather chill out than tweak out…

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