After a big night of drinking RED BULL, Kristie woke up with the most heinous hangover.
So what caused this “bull-coma” and why on earth did she feel so crappy??
While energy drinks can help you feel more awake and alert, the fact is, they are high in sugar and highly caffeinated.
Kate Gudorf, an accredited practising dietitian and spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia, spoke to Huffpost Australia about energy drinks.
“Energy drinks have about the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee,” she said. “But unlike coffee, a 350ml bottle of energy drink may contain 9-10 teaspoons of added sugar, which is a lot…”
Ewww no wonder Kristie felt so bad!
The symptoms of a sugar hangover are pretty much the same as alcohol – bloating, lethargy, maybe a little nausea or stomach upset, with a general feeling of blah.