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Developed by a board-certified clinical neuroscientist, ON Beverages’ ON Powered Refreshment functional drinks feature a blend of ornithine, caffeine from tea leaf extract, and B vitamins for energy. Ornithine is an amino acid that has been shown to work synergistically with caffeine to reduce fatigue and increase stamina and concentration compared with caffeine alone, the company says. It received generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status in October of 2013, it notes. Additionally, the beverages are naturally sweetened and flavored. The line is available in Blueberry Lemonade, Tropical Citrus, Dragonfruit Tangerine, Peach Mango and Raspberry Limeade flavors. A 16.9-ounce bottle has a suggested retail price between $1.99 and $2.49.
ON Beverages, Dana Point, Calif.
Distribution: Select markets
Ingredients: Blueberry Lemonade: Purified water, cane sugar, citric acid, erythritol, natural flavors, fruit and/or vegetable juice, ornithine, sodium citrate, malic acid, tea leaf extract, stevia leaf extract, ascorbic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride and cyanocobalamin.