HEALTH BULLETIN: brought to you by New York City Department of Health And Mental hygiene

Most of us consume too much sugar.

Sugar in sweetened drinks contains extra calories you don’t need.

– The extra calories can lead to obesity and diabetes

– Sugar is also bad for your teeth. it causes cavities in kids and adults

I don’t eat a lot of sweets but I still gain weight

Are you pouring on the pounds?

How much sugars do you drink?

  Americans consume 200 to 300 more calories each day than we did 30 years ago.

– Nearly half of these extra calories come from sugar-sweetened drinks.

– Teens who consume sugary beverages drink an average of 360 calories per day. Someone would have to walk about 70 city blocks to burn that many calories.


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