What Energy Drinks Cause Hyperactivity in Kids

February 9, 2015 3:25 PM

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What Energy Drinks Cause Hyperactivity in Kids

Middle schoolers who consume sweetened energy drinks are 66% more at risk for hyperactivity than other kids, according to a new study.

To assess the effect of a variety of beverages on middle schoolers, Yale School of Public Health researchers surveyed 1,649 students in 5th, 7th, and 8th grade about their beverage consumption and assessed their levels of hyperactivity and inattention.

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