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WJLA, April 25, 2012

Diet and health myths: What's fact or fiction?

Health food and diet tips and tricks... we've all heard them, but it's hard to know what is fact and what is fiction. Take a look at some food and diet myths and learn whether they're true or false.

MYTH: Energy Drinks will Give Me Energy

Semi-true: Energy drinks may give you a little boost, but they are usually jam-packed with sugar (up to 14 teaspoons) and have way too much caffeine for your own good (some side effects include rapid heartbeat, insomnia, and annoying tapping)—long story short, the energy boost won’t last, said Corey Schwartz, a certified health and fitness specialist and the founder of RemixYourHealth.