You wouldn't eat 16 teaspoons of sugar in one hit, so why would you drink
them all in one go?
Did you know there are about 16 teaspoons of sugar in a 600ml bottle
of regular soft drink? Or about 13 teaspoons in a sports drink? Talk
about having to work it off after you've already been working out!
Over time all that extra sugar in sugary drinks starts to add
up. If you're not burning it off, you could be drinking yourself
fat, increasing your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some
So instead of grabbing a soft drink, why not try water, reduced-fat
milk or unsweetened drinks instead?