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.

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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.