As warm weather approaches, concern about kids and energy drinks will generate the annual headlines. But this year there might be a difference, as issues about caffeine have dropped down into the kid space.
Some are suggesting that caffeine might even become the “new obesity” in children’s health, as recent research has noted high caffeine consumption.
In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement titled,”Kids should not consume energy drinks and rarely need sport drinks.” Perhaps now, two years later, that report will trigger serious concern among parents. (Link below.)