Executives from energy drink manufacturers including Monster, Red Bull and Rockstar argued on Wednesday at a Senate hearing that they do not market their products to children and that the drinks are safe even for people as young as 13. But Marcie Beth Schneider of the American Academy of Pediatrics said energy drinks should not be included in the diet of children and teens. "Caffeine in combination with other stimulant ingredients is what makes these energy drinks of grave concern," Schneider said.

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