All posts tagged: Salt

Still too much salt in children’s diets

Despite a UK-wide drive to cut salt levels in food, children in the UK are still eating far too much salt.

Energy drinks may give an edge to young players

Consuming energy drinks during team sports could help young people perform better, according to a study published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology by researchers at Edinburgh University. Sports scientists found that 12-14 year olds can play for longer in team games when they drink an isotonic sports drink before and during games.