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Energy drinks: An emerging public health hazard for youth - Journal of Public Health Policy

Energy drinks: An emerging public health hazard for youth - Journal of Public Health Policy

Energy drinks are emerging as a public health threat and are increasingly consumed by youth internationally. Energy drinks contain high levels of caffeine, sugar, and novel ingredients, and are often marketed through youth-oriented media and venues. We review these practices and the current inconsistent state of labeling. We also examine international support for regulation of these products, including a survey showing that 85 per cent of United...

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