Sugary Drinks

Six bottles of multi-colored sugary drinksThe largest source of added sugar in kids’ diets is sugary drinks. Drinking too many high-sugar drinks increases the risk for overweight in kids and adults and can cause dental cavities. Teaching kids the importance of limiting their consumption, creating environments that are free of sugary drinks, and communicating these messages to parents and families are critical ways to reduce sugary drink intake.

Last updated:  November 8, 2023