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Energy Drinks can Affect Mental Health?

A new study has revealed that children and young people consume a lot of caffeinated energy drinks, which causes obesity and even mental health problems.

Energy drinks can contain at least 320 mg/L of caffeine and evidence is emerging that consumption of energy drinks among children and young people is associated with anxiety, depression, sensation seeking, and increased hyperactivity and inattention.

The high sugar content in many of these drinks (as much as 27g of sugar per 250ml) undoubtedly contributes to the overall calorie excess and resultant obesity epidemic among children

 

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