A recent study published in the peer reviewed journal Diabetologia highlights the concerns regarding sweetened drinks and juices and the greater incidence of Type 2 Diabetes. To view the report, please click on the link below.
This is another warning of the health consequences of fizzy drinks, squashes and fruit juices. Its difficult for parents to avoid these types of drinks for their children, but my advice would be to start early and get into the habit of hydrating children with water wherever possible.
Juliet Schaffer, Nutritionist, Evolve Nutrition