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High energy comes with high risks

George Mason University dining is buzzing about the health risks from energy drinks.

Mason Dining’s Registered Dietitian Lois Durant hosted an event on Feb. 25 discouraging students from over-consuming energy drinks. The event acknowledged the health risks of energy drinks such as Red Bull, 5-hour Energy and Monster for the students who consume them.

Because energy drinks are most popular among young adults, Durant believes it is important to warn Mason students of these health risks.