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Rethink your drink - choose water first!

Rethink your drink

Overview: What are sugary drinks?

What are sugary drinks?

What are sugary drinks?

  • Sugary drinks are drinks that contain added sugar

Sugary drinks can include:

Sweetened Beverages Line-Up
  • soda pop/soft drinks
  • fruit flavoured drinks (e.g. punch, cocktail, lemonade)
  • sports drinks
  • energy drinks
  • vitamin waters
  • sweetened/iced teas
  • hot chocolate
  • specialty/iced coffees

What can happen if my family drinks too many sugary drinks?

  • Too many sugary drinks can lead to tooth decay, weight gain and obesity
  • Obesity puts your child at risk for other health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes
  • Sugary drinks often replace healthier choices such as vegetables, fruit and milk that children need to grow and be healthy

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