We have all heard of the dangers that too much sugar causes in a diet. Change 4 Life estimate that most children consume nearly three times more sugar than they should, with the majority of this sugar intake coming from unhealthy snacks and cereals, and sugary drinks. Too much sugar in a child’s diet can cause a harmful build up of fat leading to weight gain and diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Find out more about helping your children to make smart choices regarding sugar by following the tips suggested by Change 4 Life. Find out more and order free resources at https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts/sugar
Let’s help the next generation to live longer and lead healthier lifestyles.