Sports Drinks Intake on the Rise with Teens
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June 5, 2018
Sodas for the longest time have been the beverage of choice for teenagers, but new research shows that teens are now substituting sports drinks for sodas. A recent study which appears in the Journal of Pediatrics
, indicates that while drinking soda among adolescents has decreased, the intake of sports drinks has slightly increased. Dr. Theresa Nguyen, Assistant Chair of Pediatrics at GBMC, explains the study.