Sometimes you just can't believe what you read online or in the newspaper.
You may have seen the headlines or heard the buzz: "Energy Drinks May Give Young Sports Teams An Edge, Study Says" trumpeted one; "Energy drinks boost stamina, enhance performance of young team players," said another.
Time to rush out to the nearest supermarket to stock up on energy drinks for your young athlete. Right?
A Scottish study shows that sports drinks, consumed right before and at 15-minute
intervals during prolonged stop-and-go team sports such as soccer,
football, ice hockey, basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse, actually help young athletes play better, longer.