Written by Dentistry Today Friday, 09 August 2013 11:49
Health experts don’t want consumers to fall into the trap.
Companies that make fruit drinks try to vouch for the health qualities of their drinks but, in most cases, there usually aren’t any. The high sugar content in these drinks often leads to tooth decay, diabetes or obesity.
The marketing strategies of many of these manufacturers lead parents to believe that the fruit aspect of the drinks gives the drinks a quality of health. In actuality, these drinks are unhealthy as can be. Some of these drinks have the same amount of sugar, if not more, when compared to soda.
Many previous studies have gone into detail about the possible damaging effects of sugary drinks.
It’s essential for parents to become more knowledgeable about sugary drinks. That way, children won’t be exposed to them in large quantities as they are now. Despite the way sugary drinks are portrayed, water is always a healthier option.
There are various groups in numerous countries leading campaigns to add a tax on soft drinks to generate money to pay for more healthy alternatives.