sugary drinks

Sweet Drinks Key Driver In Childhood Obesity Gap Between Rich And Poor
Sweet Drinks Key Driver In Childhood Obesity Gap Between Rich And Poor (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Deakin University study of more than 3000 children has shown kids in Australia’s lowest socioeconomic group are far more likely to consume sugary drinks and savoury junk food than their wealthier peers, leading to much higher rates of obesity. ... Read More »

Kids should not consume energy drinks
Kids should not consume energy drinks (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sports and energy drinks are heavily marketed to children and adolescents, but in most cases kids don’t need them – and some of these products contain substances that could be harmful to children. In a clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ... Read More »

Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions
Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first study has found that having just one to two energy drinks could be life-threatening for some young people with no known history of heart disease. Published in the International Journal of Cardiology, the study found that people born with ... Read More »

Obese, inactive and eating too much sugar
Obese, inactive and eating too much sugar (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenage boys consume a staggering 23 teaspoons of sugar daily – an average of 92 grams a day – according to a new series of alarming report cards on Australian health from the Australian Health Policy Collaboration at Victoria University. ... Read More »

Latest data confirms western Sydney teens are hooked on sugary drinks
Latest data confirms western Sydney teens are hooked on sugary drinks (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s well known that sugar sweetened beverages are not part of a healthy diet yet high school students are drinking them regularly and often excessively.  Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, which include soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit drinks and sports ... Read More »

How much sugar is in your child’s fruit drink?
How much sugar is in your child’s fruit drink? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and colleagues from Action on Sugar have assessed the sugar content of over 200 fruit drinks marketed at children and have found them to be “unacceptably high”. The research, conducted by Professor Simon Capewell ... Read More »

Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks
Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers are urging young people not to drink caffeinated energy drinks and not to mix them with alcohol after study highlights consumption habits. Professor Simone Pettigrew, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, said previous research had identified the ... Read More »

Changes to energy drink laws needed
Changes to energy drink laws needed (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The advertising and selling of energy drinks needs to be restricted to people over the age of 18 in order to curb the beverages’ potential long-term health impacts on younger consumers, according to research by Justine Howard and Dr Marilyn ... Read More »

Divorce fuels sugary beverage consumption
Divorce fuels sugary beverage consumption (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children of recently separated or divorced families are likelier to drink sugar-sweetened beverages than children in families where the parents are married, putting them at higher risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study from San Francisco ... Read More »

 
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