Energy drinks are plenty dangerous because of their caffeine content alone. These products are so loaded with caffeine that consuming more than one beverage a day can trigger heart attacks in teenagers, but when it comes to cancer, sugar is more worrisome.
Bodybuilder Dean Wharmby learned of the dangers of energy drinks the hard way.
The bodybuilder crammed 10,000 calories a day into his dietary regimen, daily chugged 7-8 energy drinks, and gorged on fatty foods. For a time, he even took steroids to bulk up and build his dreamed-of washboard abs.