Yesterday morning I was on the BBC Breakfast sofa discussing the latest headlines thanks to a new study from France who looked at the diets of over 100,000 people and here is what I said!
🗣 It certainly sounds scary
✔️The study supports the notion that as a nation we should be cutting down on sugary drinks; as they don’t provide any nutrients, are easy to over-consume and lead to problems with your teeth as well. This is in
🍊We are reminded that fruit juice should be kept to no more than 1 small glass a day; although it provides some fibre & vitamins eating the whole fruit is better; it takes longer to eat and provides more fibre.
🙅🏻♀️Sugary drinks shouldn’t be drunk regularly; ideally, people should be having water or at the very least a no added sugar squash or the diet or zero alternatives which aren’t, and weren’t in this study specifically, associated with cancer risk.
✅ If you add sugar to your tea or coffee can you reduce the amount or not add any at all? ☕️
✅ If you’re buying a fizzy drink can you choose the diet or zero equivalent?
✅ If you’re having a glass of fresh fruit juice to keep it to no more than 150ml.
✅ Can you drink more water over the day to stay hydrated? 💦
Do you drink sugary drinks? 🤔 What do you make of the study?
PS Check out the BBC News website for more info on the study!