Make Your Life Sweet, Not Your Drink Interactive Health Lesson

Call to action:

  • Choose water first to quench your thirst.
  • Avoid sugary drinks, like energy drinks, sweetened tea and coffee and soda.
  • Advocate for healthy drink options, like clean drinking water, to be available in public places.

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EmPOWERED to Serve Health Lesson – Make Life Sweet , Not Your Drink | Sugary drinks are the single largest source of added sugars in the American diet. They’re also a major contributor to the increasing rates of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and they may influence cognitive functioning.

It's time to rethink your drink

Did you know?

  • Sugary drinks are the single largest source of added sugars in the American diet.

  • Sugary drinks are a major contributor to the increasing rates of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

  • They also may influence cognitive functioning.