What You Should Know
ROCKSTAR Energy Drink is a line of energy drinks available in regular, sugar-free, “juiced”, and energy shot form, claiming to boost energy levels to help dieters exercise or to stay more alert during the day. Their original energy drink is their best seller, but they also offer coffee versions of their drink and super-caffeinated version, referred to as “juiced” energy juices.
Decreased energy is a concern for all dieters, and increasing that energy with an inexpensive energy drink may be one option to consider. Energy drinks are notorious for contains dangerous ingredients, however, and ROCKSTAR Energy Drink may contain some ingredient that may not work safely with the body. There’s no mistaking ROCKSTAR’s huge celebrity fanbase and popularity with athletes and dieters; however, and it may be cheaper than other alternatives, such as Red Bull. ROCKSTAR Energy Drink can be found in most grocery and retail stores in the United States, but is also sold through their official store in 12 case packs for $30.00 each.
Their original 8oz blend, ROCKSTAR Energy Drink, contains the following ingredients: Carbonated Water, Sucrose, Glucose, Citric Acid, Taurine, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Sodium Citrate, Caffeine, Caramel Color, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, L-Carnitine, Inositol, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Milk Thistle Extract, Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract, Guarana Seed Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cyanocobolamin.
ROCKSTAR Energy Drink features numerous stimulants in their product, including Caffeine and Guarana. Caffeine and Guarana are considered similar ingredients due to how it manifests in the body. It stimulates the body for a short time, depending on the dosage, and provides an “energy crash” once it wears off. Guarana is noted as a safer alternative to caffeine, but still contains the same stimulant and displeasing side effects. The effects of both substances can also be addictive, and dieters are advised to be careful with these substances.
Like many other energy drinks, ROCKSTAR Energy Drink also contains Taurine, which is often claimed to help boost energy levels safely. As of yet, there have been no studies showing Taurine provides this effect. One study discovered that Taurine helped improve the functioning of skeletal muscles, but no other benefits have been discovered.
- Contains Caffeine and Guarana which are shown to contain stimulant energy properties.
- Is very inexpensive and may be a cheaper alternative to Red Bull, another energy drink.
- Ingredients may be addictive.
- Contains numerous synthetic ingredients.
- May cause an energy crash after the caffeinated effects wears off, which may be more distracting than helpful.
ROCKSTAR Energy Drink offers numerous drinks for consumers who need an extra boost of energy, and it may contain some ingredients which promote this effect. The side effects, and more importantly its addictive nature, may not make this the ideal drink for dieters who want a safe, non-addictive energy product, however.