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Pediatricians: no energy drinks for kids; greatly limit use of sports drinks

4 years agoHealth : The Chart

Most children and adolescents do not need sports drinks according to a clinical report published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The report also finds that energy drinks are never appropriate for children or teenagers– water should be the primary beverage choice. "There is a lot of confusion about sports drinks [...]
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AAP Reviews The Evidence On Probiotics And Prebiotics In Infants And Children

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

In a new clinical report, "Probiotics and Prebiotics in Pediatrics," in the December 2010 print issue of Pediatrics (published online Nov. 29), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reviews the evidence surrounding the use of pro... Read Post

Pediatricians should talk to kids about energy drinks and alcohol

Health : Booster Shots (2 years ago)

Doctors need to talk to their adolescent patients about energy drinks -- especially energy drinks that are mixed with alcohol -- to make sure they understand the risks from consuming them, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Read Post

Kids Should Not Consume Energy Drinks, And Rarely Need Sports Drinks, Says AAP

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Sports and energy drinks are heavily marketed to children and adolescents, but in most cases kids don't need them - and some of these products contain substances that could be harmful to children. In a new clinical report, the Ameri... Read Post

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