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A Can of Bull?
Impulse Energy Drink

Charley’s List of Questions
Energy is the capacity to do work

1. Nature of each ingredient on the cans:
Xcitrusblast:
Amino acid: l-taurine, l-glutamine,
Acid: Citric acid, pantothenic acid, hcl
Concentrated water-based extraction: adaptogen blend
Sugar: sucralose, acesulfame potassium,
Vitamin: Niacin, cyanocobalamin
Energy: Caffeine
Salt: sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate,
Dye: yellow 5

Redbull:
Amino acid: taurine
Acid: glucuranolactone, pyridoxine HCL
Sugar: sucrose, glucose
Vitamin: niacin, D-pantothenol, vitamin B12
Energy: caffeine
Salt: sodium citrate,
Dye: colors

Sobe Adrenaline Rush:
Amino acid: taurine,
Acid: citric acid, ascorbic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride
Sugar: high fructose corn syrup, ,
Vitamin: monopotassium phosphate, beta-carotine, folic acid, Energy: caffeine, Siberian ginseng,
Salt: sodium citrate,
Dye: caramel color

Impulse:
Amino acid: taurine
Sugar: sucrose
Vitamin: niacinimide, C, B12,
Energy: caffeine,
Dye:colors

2.
Acesulfame Potassium (Sunett) - Artificial sweetener to provide taste. Aspartame- Low calorie artificial sweetener that provides taste. Caff eine- Some studies have shown that caff eine may improve memory and reasoning responses on tests Citric Acid- It is a precursor for the citric acid cycle (Kreb’s Cycle), which is a major pathway in the cell’s production of chemical energy. Cyanocobalamin- Important for growth, cell reproduction, blood formation, and protein and tissue synthesis. Folic Acid- Required for metabolism of carbon compounds, nucleic acids, and amino acids. Fructose - Can be converted into a form for entry into the primary metabolic pathway in which the chemical energy of its bonds is converted into ATP, the primary “energy” molecule in the body. Glucose - Enters the primary metabolic pathway in which the chemical energy of its bonds is converted into ATP, the primary “energy” molecule in the body.“ Glucuronolactone- It is a normal human metabolic byproduct formed from glucose. Glucuronolactone is found in connective tissue in animals. Also regulates formation of glycogen. Small amounts shouldn’t be harmful. 1-Glutamine - Aids in muscle building and maintenance.

Inositol - Controls cholesterol levels and has potential antioxidant capabilities. Niacin (nicotinic acid) - Derivatives such as NADH are required for metabolism. It is said to aid in the synthesis of amino acids, the subunits of proteins. It has not been directly linked to improving athletic performance. Niacinamide

Pantothenic Acid (also known as D-pantothenol) - Precursor of coenzyme A. Helps you use fats and carbohydrates to make molecules used for energy. Potassium sorbate • Chemical formula: C6 - Used to inhibit fungal growth in foods. Pyridoxine HCL - Energy production, effi cient metabolic functioning, protein digestion, as well as maintaining healthy nervous system, skin, hair and nails. Sucralose (splenda) - Artificial sweetener to provide taste. Sucrose - Can be converted into a form for entry into the primary metabolic pathway in which the chemical energy of its bonds is converted into ATP, the primary “energy” molecule in the body. 1-Taurine - Improved reaction time, concentration, and memory (not proven); essential amino acid for cats. Water - Essential for physiological processes.

3. Caffeine, Pantothenic Acid, Pyridoxine hcl, Sucrose

4. Cyanocobalamin

Post Research Analysis: IMPULSE
Sources of Energy
Amino Acids
Stimulants & Vitamins
Other
Pyridoxine HCl
Sucrose
Glucuronolactone
Inositol
1-Taurine
Caffeine
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Niacinamide
Artificial flavors
Colors
Carbonated Water

Questions

1. Energy is the ability to do work

2.
Water- Essential for physiological processes
Sucrose- Can be converted into a form for entry into the primary metabolic pathway in which the chemical energy of its bonds is converted into ATP, the primary “energy” molecule in the body Taurine- :...
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