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I used to work midnights, and on nights when I hadn't got much sleep the day before, I'd drink RedBull Sugar-Free. I could really tell a difference, and it was nice for an hour or so - which is usually all I needed - it was always the hours before 8 am where my energy started to flag. It's basically only good for short bursts of energy. I also like to mix it with alcohol when I'm out late - it helps the taste of the booze, and gives me an extra boost of "party power."
I've tried a few flavors of Vitamin Water, and I'm not a fan at all. Maybe I'm not drinking the right type, but I've tried 3 different kinds, and wasn't able to finish a single one.
Vitamin water is more hype and corn syrup than vitamin. If I need a boost, I brew myself some tea and the combination of caffeinated mint tea and the ritual of putting the kettle on, tidying up the kitchen, and brewing the tea usually gives me a nice boost mid-afternoon. (Sweetened with local honey instead of chemicals.) My grandmother always made time for tea after work in the afternoons and now I know why. She had ten kids (and later several grandkids) who'd be getting off the bus when the teapot was empty.
Nope - as a nursing student, I've become hyper-aware of chemicals and as Chrissi says, the hype behind many items. Power drinks, Gatorade, vitamin water, etc. are just drinks marketed to make us THINK we need them. Eat right, drink lots of water, and get enough rest and you don't need anything else. (although, as a nursing student I also don't always follow this advise, and end up getting the one thing I don't like to keep me going - coffee)
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I love XXX Vitamin Water, but, only if it is cold. I usually keep a bottle or two in my fridge. As for energy drinks, I like Amp, but don't usually drink it. I only ever drink Red Bull when it is mixed with Jagermeister.
I drink a Vitamin Water every day. I have nutrient absorbtion problems and get regular labs. Once I started drinking one of those daily my labs were consitently PERFECT! I get sooo tired of people telling me they have calories while I'm drinking one....Um that's kinda the point! I don't drink energy drinks though I get all I need from my morning coffee!
Vitamin Water is sweetened with sugar, not corn syrup. We buy Vitamin Water for our kids to drink instead of soda, which we never drink because of HFCS.
A 12-ounce can of Coke has 40 grams of sugar per serving. A 20-ounce bottle of Vitamin Water has 13 grams of sugar per serving, so I see that as a good alternative. But we're under no false impressions about it being "healthy." It's a once in a while thing, the way soda would be.
I used to drink lots of Red Bull, but I quit maybe 5 years ago. And OMG the withdrawal headache was brutal. That was enough to keep me off of it for good.