'm not recommending that youngsters be encouraged to take up drinking energy drinks to boost their brains; nor do I think it's a good idea for anyone to overindulge in, well, much of anything. But I'm really not in favor of legislative action regarding food and beverage consumption based on incomplete information. And shouldn't parents have some say in what their children are allowed to drink?
Jennifer LaRue Huget
| December 9, 2010; 7:00 AM ET |
Categories: Alcohol and Drugs, Cardiovascular Health, Dietary supplements, FDA, Food Safety and Recalls, Kids' health, Nutrition and Fitness, Parenting, Prevention, Psychology, Teens
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