posted on Nov, 19 2004 @ 07:47 PM
Anybody check out that warning on the side of a Red Bull can? A pal of mine was saying it scared her... I can't remember what it says =P
A big part of this Toxic Red bull scare crap is the Taurine in it. Taurine is an amino acid that comes from animals and meat; it's a natural buildup
in our bodies primarily around the brain and heart as well as other organs. If you take in too much of this, it can be toxic to your system. The
biggest problems associated with it I've ever heard of is peptic ulcers though... I'm pretty sure it can't cause death.
Jegerbombs are pretty powerful though, in my bartending cert class we were told not to really allow one person to consume more than three of them, if
they ordered more don't put as much red bull in it. I've had friends that have had way more than three though... I think that's pretty much
because of what somebody already said though, if there's pre-existing heart conditions it could seriously mess a person up... even if you can't
really handle caffeine well, also because of your body mass. The smaller a person is the less they can tolerate... so stop drinking your jegerbombs,
Taken from the Red Bull website...
Q: How many cans of Red Bull Energy Drink can you drink per day? How many cans of Red Bull Energy Drink can I drink in one go?
A: Red BullŽ Energy Drink is a functional drink and not a thirst quencher. Generally, you can compare its digestibility with that of coffee, and this
is a good guide to the amount you can drink. It is recommended that the daily consumption including the consumption at one time of Red BullŽ Energy
Drink should conform to a person's intake of caffeine, and this varies from person to person. The caffeine in one can of Red Bull equals that of one
cup of filtered coffee.
[Edited on 19-11-2004 by DamnableSara]