The one good thing about teens and sports drinks

June 9, 2014

By Alice Park Researchers confirm a strong connection between sports and energy drinks and smoking, video game playing, and sugary soda consumption. But the beverages were also linked to more physical activity among teens. Considering what we know about kids and sports drinks — briefly, that according to leading health groups like the American Academy […]

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If you offer it, they will drink it

May 23, 2013

It’s no secret that drinking too much Coke or Gatorade can add inches to kids’ waistlines. But where they get those drinks might make a difference in how much they drink them. A recent study found that children were much more likely to drink more sugar-sweetened beverages if they got them at school or at […]

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