What are SSBs?
Sugar Sweetened Beverages contain caloric sweeteners. Some examples of SSBs are: Soft drinks, fruit drinks, punches, ades, sports drinks, teas and coffees, energy drinks and sweetened milks.
Sugar-based caloric sweeteners include brown sugar, corn sweetener, corn syrup, dextrose, fruit juice concentrates, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, maltose, malt syrup, molasses, raw sugar, sucrose, sugar, and syrup
What is really in Sugar Sweetened Beverages
How much sugar is in your drink?
Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages may be the single largest driver of the obesity epidemic according to a 2009 study in the New England Journal of Medicine
The CDC suggests the following smart tips so you can make healthier choices!
Information provided by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Did you know: You have to walk 3 miles to burn off the calories from one 20 oz. soda?
This Q&A document provided by NYC Health and Take Care New York provides the answers you need to know to questions people have about sugar sweetened beverages.
Information provided by the NY City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene