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Reducing Soda Helps to Prevent Obesity, Keep Teeth Healthy

Posted in: Uncategorised, by thecourtyardclinic, on 14th September 2016 | 0 comments
Close Up of Soda Cans in Ice with Condensation

                         Soda Cans in Ice

US federal guidlines recommend that people cut back on soda consumption. Soda and sport drinks contain high amounts of added sugar.

Key takeaways:

  • You should consume less than 10 percent of calories from added sugars per day. The sugars are added to food during processing either to enhance flavor or as preservative.
  • Drinking soda or a glass of juice as an occasional treat is entirely different from habitually drinking them. Such habits are downright dangerous and the reason behind the rising cases of obesity.
  •        All this sugar leads to dental cavities and tooth decay.

And according to a study just published in the medical journal The Lancet, reducing sugars added to sugar-sweetened drinks by 40 percent during a five-year period could prevent 1.5 million cases of people becoming overweight and obese.

Read the full story here

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/sc-one-simple-thing-stop-sugary-drinks-health-0127-20160127-story.html

It is one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time, so it’s worth paying as much attention to your smile as you do to other aspects of your appearance.

We are an experienced dental team and are proud to deliver excellence, innovation and results that are second to none, using state of the art techniques in a practice dedicated to your comfort, wellbeing and most importantly, your smile.


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