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The harmful effects of energy drinks on a growing child’s body
By: Michelle Wobbe
An energy drink is a type of beverage containing stimulant drugs, chiefly caffeine, which is marketed as providing mental and physical stimulation. They may or may not be carbonated and many also contain sugar or other sweeteners, herbal extracts and amino acids. There are many brands and varieties of energy drinks.
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SELECTED ARTICLES ABOUT ENERGY DRINKS
Safety Becomes a Concern With High-Caffeine Drinks
By BARRY MEIER
As consumption of energy drinks soars in the United States, critics say the Food and Drug Administration has allowed the drinks to languish in a regulatory gray area.
October 24, 2012 BUSINESSNEWS
Paccione-Dyszlewski, M. (2013). Guest Commentary. Energy drinks for children and adolescents: Cage the beast. Brown University Child & Adolescent Behavior Letter, 29(5), 8.