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-- calories carbonated fruit flavored waters and Coca-Cola that hit the shelves next month.
The -- going to be called fruit water but of course the fruit flavor won't actually come from -- artificial sweeteners instead.
Coca-Cola will roll out the drink April 1 so -- -- It's splendid insults are essentially what it is and it's from -- you know what yeah I think they do zero calorie keep women would like that especially because.
In -- go to the gym eat drink the vitamin water and then you turn and look at the label of the hundreds of Catholic faith that's a lot of calories for what you suppose it just worked off so I might be buying the.
Might be buying it until there's no real fruit and you know -- like -- -- there get a -- aren't.
At that and by the way speaking of caffeinated drinks monster beverage that's the biggest seller of energy drinks in this country.
-- -- changed the classification of -- drinks from a dietary supplement to a beverage this means monster doesn't have to mention anything on the label or any -- About possible deaths linked to injuries from their drinks doctor Marc Siegel joins us right now with more mark doctor -- -- upset about.
Well considering that 20000 hospitalizations -- you're related to energy drinks I am upset about this and I think they're doing it because they don't want to be regulated as much in the production process rock star has already done that.
I think the big issue here is caffeine and the reason caffeine is an issue.
Charles away drink a cup of coffee I mean even Starbucks sixteen -- which has 330 milligrams of caffeine which is almost a full daily require daily.
Recommendation from the FDA almost that much 400.
You're you know what you're getting you know you're drinking caffeine the problem with the energy drinks the marketing -- two teams nobody knows they didn't campaign rally I -- -- marketing all the talk about capping particularly now more recently but here's the point is it's.
It's a more caffeine than that then a couple well it's that the couple coffee doesn't usually a hundred milligrams that star Mazda says that's the last -- well it has half of what that's Starbucks has been a descent.
It is half of that.
But it's it's got a little bit more than a regular cup and I hope that that's that Starbucks that why you upset that the monster why you we we didn't say we're not obsessive Starbucks where we're talking about -- today I'm upset because I don't think people tend to think of energy drinks that -- we've been inculcated.
That -- got caffeine -- -- we know that.
I don't know -- our teams are so aware that what they want they want a boost they want to boost.
But you know it's a younger audience I don't think.
The two younger clientele I don't think that they do as well with -- yeah.
I don't think teams do as well with nothing I don't want my teenagers -- -- college -- attention mix those averages more without -- -- and and coffee but.
How that's another thing you can tolerate more alcohol yet they that's the beleaguered and under will -- -- drink -- -- -- I think -- what are the government regulations now for if they are now beverage vs but they were prior.
Well it is there really isn't that any addition of Rollins -- reporting a -- guy.
-- -- with -- and they're saying that they're saying that they're gonna do that they're saying that they're gonna continue to report.
Adverse outcomes but I'm not so much concerned about that.
You know the because again if if a few people die from this they're gonna end up saying well it wasn't the beverage anyway it wasn't the caffeine how do you prove that that was the cause.
You know and I never believed lose that fear is the best way of bringing.
Attention to something anyway so that's not what I want but I somehow.
Like the idea and they get on this program we're not always about over regulation of government agencies but a lot of the idea that the FDA's saying -- been weakened or or that doctors are writing to the FDA say.
Why don't we restrict the amount of caffeine.
It's in this I like that I -- I -- -- didn't come up to this thing again and you know what did you restricted amount of calories in a burger anyone.
Whenever one -- a -- on the user and -- point that as the user.
Have bear any responsibility any of these guys put clearly and that label listen we've got caffeine and we've got this and it.
You know I mean at what point -- there's a liability for abusing the product shipped from the manufacturer to the person -- actually using fair.
Question and I -- Stewart we're here to be even harder on me than this because he's totally against this whole idea and I am not coming from the food police I don't believe I don't look any status right now I -- and I'm not coming from the food police I'm just nervous about that 20000 number.
That kids are drinking this stuff and they're going to hospitals and that it's problematic and you know and and they -- are doing it what it's very hot -- Guys -- gonna wraps it all those so what would argue.
Maybe 20000 people die every year from regular things like -- -- colas and things like that and you know but.
We -- -- and it's huge attribute called.
Luckily they get up there and they still got to notify the product causes and causes and mr.
injury that company still has to do that.
-- -- And then selling out of their -- there there there -- what to do it again got and by the way -- -- -- point -- -- drinking energy drink and then -- -- window wasn't really energy drink you know dugout -- Harrison about it there's there -- guys think that was -- obviously got to come back and that they.
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