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ReThink Your Drink: Natural vs Added Sugar

sugar in drinks, make your drink count

Sherika Mitchell

on 3 June 2013

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Transcript of ReThink Your Drink: Natural vs Added Sugar

Re-Think Your Drink
How much sugar are you drinking? Have you thought
about the amount of SUGAR
in beverages you consume everyday? Dental Cavities Both the sugar content and acid found in soft drinks contribute to dental cavities when consumed in excess Limiting the intake of sugary beverages and practice good hygiene may reduce the occurrence of dental cavities. MY favorite drink is Chocolate milk. I think apple juice will be the best
drink for me to drink. I don't like water, but I've never tried flavored water before So... what should you drink? Make your drink count! Think about how much you're drinking, how many calories your getting, and whether you're getting any nutrients.
Make a point from now on to read labels on beverages and think about what you're drinking! Sugary Facts

Simple carbohydrate, that can provide energy. To figure out how much sugar is in sweetened beverages, there is an easy calculation to determine the number of teaspoons of sugar from the number of calories.
4 grams = 1 teaspoon
12 grams = 1 tablespoon
25 grams = 1/8 cup
50 grams = ¼ cup
100 grams = ½ cup
200 grams = 1 cup
How many cups would we eat/drink in a year (multiply by 52 weeks)

A pound of sugar is 2 ¼ cups. How many pounds would we drink/eat in a year (divide total cups by 2.25) Acknowledge the nutritional impact that beverages have on your health. Understand the difference between natural and added sugar. Objectives Lactose
Sucrose Sugar can be found in many forms Glucose
Galactose 1 Liter (34 oz) Bottle
Sugars, total:108g
Calories, total:400
Calories from sugar:400 12 oz (355 ml) Can
Sugars, total:39g
Calories, total:140
Calories from sugar:140* 20 oz (590 ml) Bottle
Sugars, total:65g
Calories, total:240
Calories from sugar:240 Sport Drinks Carbohydrate content.

Replenish your deplete carbohydrate and electrolytes lost

Most appropriate hydration fluid during strenuous activity. 20 fl oz bottle Each sugar cube is equal to 4g of sugar What are the nutritional benefits?

Several pops and/or soda's are classified are "empty calorie" items
20fl oz of this pop provides 240 calories, however NO NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS 4g of sugar=1 teaspoon

In the picture above there are about 17 sugar cube, which means in this 20fl oz bottle there is 17 teaspoons of sugar What's In It? 1. Carbonated Water
2. High Fructose Corn Syrup
3. Caramel Color
4. Phosphoric Acid
5. Natural Flavor
6. Caffeine For all products you purchase the ingredients are listed by weight, so that produce contains more of the first few ingredient. Read The Nutrition Label What's so BAD about Drinking Pop or Sports Drinks? Over consumption:
Excess intake of sugary beverages can lead to
Dental cavities
Weight Gain
Diabetes Water is best for most active youth and adults. Orange Juice
8 oz (240 ml) Serving
Sugars, total:24g
Calories, total:110
Calories from sugar:96
16 oz Bottle
Sugars, total:48g
Calories, total:220
Calories from sugar:192 100% Fruit Juice Contains natural sugar sources fructose, found in whole fruit.

Contribute several nutritional benefits
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Fiber Sugar is still found in the beverage, however it in naturally contain within whole fruit Added sugars are added to food and beverages to improve their taste.
A drink is a juice may have some fruit. but other added ingredients
A beverage most likely has diluted water with high fructose corn syrup to provide a sweet taste. Don’t be fooled by drink labels saying “contains real fruit juice”. Anything called “drink”, “beverage”, “punch,” “-ade,” “cocktail,” or “delight”, usually contain very little fruit juice. In fact, these products mainly contain sugar and water. When looking to buy 100% fruit juice, CHECK THE LABEL. Milk Help build strong bones and teeth Provide vitamins and minerals Calcium
Vitamin D
Protein Ingredients: Grade A Fat Free (Skim) Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate and Vitamin D3. Water essential nutrient is ~ 60-70% water Involved in many body functions Thirsty? You have already lost 1-2%
of your total body water Medium for all body fluids
Transports oxygen, nutrients, and waste products
Lubricates brain, joints, eyes, and spinal cord
Involved in most chemical reactions
Regulates body temperature Depends on activity level
We lose ~ 2-3 liters a day (68-102 oz)
8-12 glasses
Drink before you feel thirsty
First thing in the morning
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