Dangers of Sugar in “Fruit” Drinks

Dangers of Sugar in “Fruit” Drinks
Dangers of Sugar in “Fruit” Drinks

Dangers of Sugar in “Fruit” Drinks
Fruit drinks are the devil, apparently.
According to this illustration by healthscience.net, the sugar-pumped cocktails contain more calories than coca-cola and in some cases, a fried chicken leg!
The problem is that almost any liquid concoction can be called a “fruit drink” as long it contains some fruit juice — which more often than not is a measly 10%.
What’s worse, for every 8 oz. of sugary drink per day, a child’s odds of obesity increase by 60%.
No wonder Americans are getting fatter.
Read more at www.businessinsider.com

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INFOGRAPHIC: Fruit Drinks Are Making Kids Fat

Fruit drinks are the devil, apparently.

According to this illustration by healthscience.net, the sugar-pumped cocktails contain more calories than coca-cola and in some cases, a fried chicken leg!

The problem is that almost any liquid concoction can be called a “fruit drink” as long it contains some fruit juice — which more often than not is a measly 10%.

What’s worse, for every 8 oz. of sugary drink per day, a child’s odds of obesity increase by 60%.

No wonder Americans are getting fatter.

Read more at www.businessinsider.com

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