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Energy Drinks: Are They Healthy for Children?

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HNFE-183P

Authors as Published

Elena Serrano, Associate Professor, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech; Shaun Riebl, Graduate Student, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech

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Energy drinks are types of beverages that contain stimulants and are aimed at improving mental alertness and concentration and providing physical stimulation, such as optimizing athletic performance. They are different from sports drinks, which generally do not contain stimulants.

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Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Date

March 17, 2014


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