To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues. These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.
Some supermarkets in New Zealand have banned the sale of energy drinks to under sixteen year olds. This Behind the Hype information sheet will provide information to help you explain why energy drinks are not recommended as part of a healthy diet, particularly for children, and for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
This resource is for digital download only, please bear in mind we are in the middle of making changes on our website and this a momentary fix.
View Behind the hype: Energy Drinks in pdf.