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Kids who are spending time in front of electronic devices are consuming more sugar-sweetened beverages and more caffeinated beverages than kids who are not focused on their screens.
Axar.az reports that children and teens who spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices drink more soda and energy drinks.
- Overall, children and teens are drinking less soda and energy drinks. But those who spend more time looking at screens consume more sugar and caffeine.
- Drinking sugary or caffeinated beverages can increase the risk of obesity, diabetes, and other health issues.
- Researchers examined the habits of 32,000 students for the study.
- Overall, they found consumption of soda and energy drinks is down among teens.
In summary, we should pay attention to the listed punks for the health of children.