A teaspoon of sugar doesn’t help the scales go down!
Researchers estimate that by 2025, over 75% of adults and one third of Australian kids will be overweight or obese and at risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. This is a statistic most of us are familiar with since it is pretty much the beginning of every news segment on health on the television. But what if you are busily trying to decrease this statistic and your own waistline but just aren’t getting results? Have you considered the effect of energy-dense fluids?
Did you know that a 600mL bottle of soft drink can contain 16 teaspoons of sugar and over 1000 kilojoules? This is a significant amount of energy for no nutritional benefit.