Sugar and soft drinks
A study at Glasgow University have found that there is a lack of awareness about the sugar content of drinks. In a study of 2,000 people in the UK, participants were asked to estimate how much sugar was in a range of drinks. While many overestimated the amount in fizzy beverages, they underestimated levels in smoothies and fruit juices. The research also found soft drinks could be accounting for a large chunk of their recommended calorie intake.
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