Sonya’s Health & Fitness: Need a pick me up? Energy drinks may not be the answer

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Energy drinks have become a common thing to see in supermarkets and convenience stores. Its very common for parents to stop at a gas station and have their children run in and grab a quick drink before practice.  The problem occurs when you turn to the nutrition label on many of these so-called energy drinks.  Young athletes who are often allured by the graphics, colors, and fun names while many fail to pay attention to what they are placing in their bodies. As a health care professional that has worked closely with wide variety of athletes its surprises me the number of times I have had to … [Read more...]