Post Profile

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 [...]
read more


Related Posts

Pediatricians: Limit Kids’ Texting and Internet Surfing

Health : Healthland (last year)

Parents need to limit kids’ screen time to only two hours a day, according to a new policy released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The new report says that more kids are tweeting, texting, surfing the Internet, and kee...

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...

Clinical Guidelines When Treating Preschoolers With ADHD Not Followed By 90 Percent Of Pediatric Specialists

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

A recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York examined to what extent pediatric physicians adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical guidelines regarding pharmacotherapy in treati...

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.

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...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC