Preserve Your Teeth: Avoid Energy and Sports Drinks

Researchers have found that energy drinks have four times the acidity of sports dirnks and in simulated lab tests erroded 2 times more enamel. Both drinks were found to have lower fluoride levels than the optimum recommended. These findings suggest that if these drinks are consumed daily as a water replacement by adolescents they may…

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Children and Teens Should Avoid Energy and Sports Drinks

"Sports and energy drinks are being marketed to children and adolescents for a wide variety of inappropriate uses," says the American Academy of Pediatrics. This new report states that caffeine-containing "energy" drinks should never be used by children and adolescents, and the carbohydrate-rich sports drinks should be restricted or avoided completely.PositiveTip: Plain water, not commercial…

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