• Energy Drinks make up just a small percentage of the way 2-17-year-olds are consuming caffeine. Soda and tea are the primary caffeine sources for this age group. Energy drinks are more popular with 13-17-year-olds or minor teenagers. However, soda is by far the #1 caffeine delivery method for this age group.


  • (According to guidelines put forth by the American Beverage Association, a trade group, energy drinks should not be marketed to children under 12, and other leading brands such as Red Bull and Rockstar carry similar labels recommending against consumption by children.)

    One may also ask, can 14 year olds drink energy drinks? Burrell advises that adolescents under 14 should avoid caffeine where possible, and teenagers between 14 and 17 years of age should limit their intake to 100mg or less a day. “Some teenagers are drinking 4 large coffees, an energy drink plus a cola drink in a day. That could equate to as much as 500-600mg of caffeine.

    Considering this, is Monster ok for a 13 year old?

    Monster Energy Drink, which has called itself a “killer energy brew” and “the meanest energy supplement on the planet,” has labels on its cans that state that the drinks are not recommended for children and people who are sensitive to caffeine.

    What happens if a kid drinks a energy drink?

    The effects the energy drinks had on the children included heart arrhythmia and seizures. Thats because many energy drinks contain pharmaceutical-grade caffeine in addition to caffeine from natural sources, the AHA says. These combined sources of caffeine may cause the heart to race and blood pressure to increase.

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