The general consensus among nutritionists is that Energy drinks are not healthy beverages. However, they pose no damage if consumed moderately. The instance of having 1-2 energy drinks is similar to consuming 1-2 cups of coffee per day.
Parents must be alert to know what their children are taking in when they consume energy drinks. They must know the ingredients of the drinks. But they must take into consideration their own consumption of coffee per day in making any sort of decision about their children having or not having energy drinks.