If you're not growing, raising, hunting, foraging, or fishing your own food, you're behind the curve. Chickens and gardens, pigs and turkeys, rods and guns, are all showing up at the homes of what used to be milquetoast supermarket shoppers.
"Everything in moderation" is usually used to justify serving (or consuming) one of those bad foods. But there is nothing moderate about most of the choices at sit-down restaurants like Applebee's, The Cheesecake Factory and Denny's.
While studies on energy drinks have focused on the effects of ingredients like caffeine, taurine and guarana (which contains roughly twice the caffeine found in coffee beans), they fail to highlight another important ingredient: sugar.
The FDA suggests that the average American consumes a total of 2,000 calories per day. But what if I told you that America's worst drink, in terms of nutritional information, has more calories than that?