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

3 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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