TITLE

'ENERGY DRINKS BECOMING A PROBLEM IN SCHOOLS'

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;9/3/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on caffeine addiction among children in Great Britain. Bob Trait of Drug Education UK warned that caffeine intake from high energy drinks and tablets is a growing problem in schools. It has been claimed that caffeine-rich drinks containing up to 160mg of caffeine per can, and tablets containing 50mg of caffeine per tablet, combat tiredness, improve performance and boost concentration.
ACCESSION #
34431462

 

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