Last Updated: Apr 22, 2011 | By Helen Nnama
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Energy drinks and nutrition bars fall under the energy food category. As stated by Kids Health.org, although producers often claim that energy foods help increase energy, alertness and concentration, as well as enhance athletic performance, they cannot replace the benefits of regular physical training and exercise, proper nutrition and adequate periods of sleep and rest.
Energy products and drinks contain significant amounts of sugar and caffeine, so like other food items and dietary supplements, you should take them in moderation. Read more http://www.livestrong.com/article/426219-the-advantages-of-drinking-energy-drinks/