What Parents & Educators Need to Know about Energy Drinks

April 17th 2024

Close to a third of children in the UK consume energy drinks at least once every week While these high-caffeine beverages might be touted as a shortcut to a boost in focus and productivity, even a moderate intake can lead to significant impacts on the heart, sleeping patterns and mental wellbeing.

With celebrity spokespeople, colourful branding and the potential added element of peer pressure, it's unsurprising that young people are sometimes drawn to these products, often unaware of the potential negative impact they might be having on mind and body. This week’s #WakeUpWednesday guide dives into the health pitfalls of energy drinks and offers expert tips on addressing concerns.

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