Sports drinks and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens, Canadian pediatricians say

CBC News

Children influenced by advertising for unhealthy food and drinks.

Most children and teens shouldn’t consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says.

In a new position statement released Tuesday, the society said sports drinks are high in sugar, which contributes to the obesity epidemic as well as dental cavities. Read full article…