Lack of energy is something that almost all of us experience, some on a more regular basis than others. This has resulted in increased dependence on stimulating compounds such as caffeine, to maintain our daily lifestyles. From the coffee, we brew in the morning to the energy drinks or soft drinks that we consume throughout the day to keep us going. Caffeine has become a fuel that many run on and desperately need. While caffeine itself may not be harmful, the other ingredients that tag along in some of these beverages definitely are!