Health Risk Connection Found Between Steak and Energy Drinks

Scientists say ingredient found in energy drinks and steak could lead to heart problems.
1:32 | 04/07/13

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Health warning out tonight a study late today linking something -- state -- ingredient in all of those popular energy drink -- scientists say it is dangerous for your heart. Here's ABC's Lindsay Janice tonight. Energy drinks may rock your world but new research suggests that some may also increase the chances of heart disease. Doctors at the Cleveland clinic say they've linked to popular ingredient in some to an acceleration in the hardening of arteries. The ingredient is called quarantine. And when it reacts with bacteria in our intestines they say it produces an artery clogging compound. Current -- is most commonly found in red meat. But can also be purchased in supplement form. It's also in some energy drinks because it's believed to help the body convert fat into energy. -- -- I think a cause for concern because our data. Really suggests that this is a risk factor for accelerated heart disease. According to doctor -- who led the study while some energy drinks have small amounts of car nineteen others have as much as a Porter house -- This new study has found ingredients that's linked to heart disease is the same ingredient in red -- CA ordering me to so I don't and I don't have a history of heart disease and they've always a lot of so if that is the if that is the case I'm not very worried about -- person. Heart disease is the number one killer in America and the Cleveland doctors say their study helps highlight for the first time the danger. Posed by current teen an energy products.

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