Are there studies on the functional benefits of Red Bull Energy Drink?

There are numerous product-specific studies with Red Bull Energy Drink in the fields of psychology and sports medicine. All these scientific studies were done by independent third parties, have been published in peer-reviewed journals and can be found in public databases.

Additionally, the European Food Safety Authority confirmed the positive health effects related to the ingredients of Red Bull Energy Drink (caffeine and B-complex vitamins). 

Red Bull Energy Drink is a functional beverage providing various benefits – especially in times of increased performance:

 

 

  • helps to improve Concentration

    Next to B-complex vitamins, taurine and sucrose & glucose, Red Bull Energy Drink contains caffeine (80mg per 250ml can). It was scientifically proven that caffeine helps to improve concentration. This has also been concluded by the European Food Safety Authority in their scientific opinion: See EFSA Journal (2011): No. 2054

  • helps to increase Alertness

    Red Bull Energy Drink contains caffeine, taurine, B-complex vitamins, sucrose & glucose. Scientific evidence proves that caffeine (80mg per 250ml can) helps to increase alertness. This was also confirmed by the European Food Safety Authority in their scientific opinion: See EFSA Journal (2011): No. 2054

  • contributes to normal Mental Performance

    Next to caffeine, taurine, sucrose & glucose, Red Bull Energy Drink contains B-complex vitamins (vitamin B3 (Niacin), vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid), vitamin B6, vitamin B12). It was scientifically proven that vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) contributes to normal mental performance. This has also been concluded by the European Food Safety Authority in their scientific opinion: See EFSA Journal (2009): No. 1218.

  • contributes to the Reduction of Tiredness and Fatigue

    It was scientifically substantiated that the B-Complex vitamins (Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid), Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12), contained in Red Bull Energy Drink, contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. This was also confirmed by the European Food Safety Authority in their scientific opinion: See EFSA Journal (2010): No. 1756, No. 1757, No. 1758 and No. 1759.