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Powerade Drink – Is it good for children?

Patient: Please can you advise me if Powerade, an Isotonic drink by Coca Cola is harmful to a 9 year old child? Is it any more harmful than Coca Cola? hank you

 

 

Doctor: In general such drinks contain a lot of sugar and thus ideally arent recommended for children anways. However if one doe s drink it then you need to do it in moderation. I hope this helps.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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