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Children who don't drink water are consuming an extra 100 CALORIES a day from sugar-laden drinks

Children who don't drink water could be consuming 100 extra calories each day, researchers have calculated.  Those youngsters consumed 93 calories more from sugar-sweetened beverages than children who did drink water.  Experts have warned it could raise the risk of children becoming obese, because 3,500 calories - 37 days' worth - is enough to gain a 1lb of weight.  Read more...

 

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