Experts advise solidified drinks enclose half a week’s sugar

  • Frozen drinks were found to enclose as much as a week’s intake of sugar
  • LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’
  • Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar
  • The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

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People celebration a slurpee or slushie to cold down in the summer feverishness could be sucking down an whole week’s worth of sugar in a singular sitting, health agencies warn.

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink, an fondness of 18 health agencies, have teamed up to launch the ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’ campaign, warning that some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar.

That’s almost half an whole week’s endorsed limit in a singular cup.

Frozen drinks such as solidified cokes were found to enclose as much as a week's intake of sugar

Frozen drinks such as solidified cokes were found to enclose as much as a week's intake of sugar

Frozen drinks such as solidified cokes were found to enclose as much as a week’s intake of sugar

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched 'Don't Be Sucked In'

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched 'Don't Be Sucked In'

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’

The campaign graphically depicts a person sipping on a vast crater of bulging, poisonous fat and will be intoxicated at Melbourne train and tram stops for two weeks.

‘These inexpensive solidified drinks competence seem lovely on a prohibited day, but we wish people to realize they could simply be sucking down an whole week’s worth of sugar in a singular sitting,’ the Cancer Council’s Craig Sinclair pronounced on Thursday.

LiveLighter campaign manager and dietitian Alison McAleese pronounced celebration a vast 7-Eleven slurpee every day in summer could outcome in scarcely 2kg of weight gain.

‘This summer, Aussies could be slurping their way towards weight gain, plumpness and poisonous fat, augmenting their risk of 13 forms of cancer, form 2 diabetes, heart and kidney disease, stroke and tooth decay,’ Ms McAleese said.

Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar

Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar

Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash promotions over the summer, the organisation said.

‘At this time of year it’s almost unfit to shun the huge volume of promotion and promotions for solidified splash specials on TV, social media and open transport,’ Mr Sinclair said.

But 7-Eleven says one in 5 Slurpees sole at its stores enclose reduction than one per cent sugar.

”Slurpee Zilched’ is proof to be intensely renouned with consumers of all ages, and flourishing strongly,’ selling manager Julie Laycock pronounced in a matter to AAP.

‘We will continue innovating opposite the peculiarity food and splash products to offer consumers a operation of better-for-you choices.’

The fondness also recommends a 20 per cent levy on sweetened drinks.  

Slushies and other solidified drinks suggested to enclose half a week's endorsed intake of sugar - as health experts titillate to cut back on the icy treats 

Slushies and other solidified drinks suggested to enclose half a week's endorsed intake of sugar - as health experts titillate to cut back on the icy treats 

Slushies and other solidified drinks suggested to enclose half a week’s endorsed intake of sugar – as health experts titillate to cut back on the icy treats 


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Experts advise solidified drinks enclose half a week’s sugar

  • Frozen drinks were found to enclose as much as a week’s intake of sugar
  • LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’
  • Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar
  • The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

Australian Associated Press

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People celebration a slurpee or slushie to cold down in the summer feverishness could be sucking down an whole week’s worth of sugar in a singular sitting, health agencies warn.

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink, an fondness of 18 health agencies, have teamed up to launch the ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’ campaign, warning that some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar.

That’s almost half an whole week’s endorsed limit in a singular cup.

Frozen drinks such as solidified cokes were found to enclose as much as a week's intake of sugar

Frozen drinks such as solidified cokes were found to enclose as much as a week's intake of sugar

Frozen drinks such as solidified cokes were found to enclose as much as a week’s intake of sugar

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched 'Don't Be Sucked In'

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched 'Don't Be Sucked In'

LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink organisation launched ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’

The campaign graphically depicts a person sipping on a vast crater of bulging, poisonous fat and will be intoxicated at Melbourne train and tram stops for two weeks.

‘These inexpensive solidified drinks competence seem lovely on a prohibited day, but we wish people to realize they could simply be sucking down an whole week’s worth of sugar in a singular sitting,’ the Cancer Council’s Craig Sinclair pronounced on Thursday.

LiveLighter campaign manager and dietitian Alison McAleese pronounced celebration a vast 7-Eleven slurpee every day in summer could outcome in scarcely 2kg of weight gain.

‘This summer, Aussies could be slurping their way towards weight gain, plumpness and poisonous fat, augmenting their risk of 13 forms of cancer, form 2 diabetes, heart and kidney disease, stroke and tooth decay,’ Ms McAleese said.

Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar

Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar

Some large-size solidified drinks enclose as much as 20.4 teaspoons of sugar

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash offers over summer

The campaign is an bid to negate inexpensive solidified splash promotions over the summer, the organisation said.

‘At this time of year it’s almost unfit to shun the huge volume of promotion and promotions for solidified splash specials on TV, social media and open transport,’ Mr Sinclair said.

But 7-Eleven says one in 5 Slurpees sole at its stores enclose reduction than one per cent sugar.

”Slurpee Zilched’ is proof to be intensely renouned with consumers of all ages, and flourishing strongly,’ selling manager Julie Laycock pronounced in a matter to AAP.

‘We will continue innovating opposite the peculiarity food and splash products to offer consumers a operation of better-for-you choices.’

The fondness also recommends a 20 per cent levy on sweetened drinks.  

Slushies and other solidified drinks suggested to enclose half a week's endorsed intake of sugar - as health experts titillate to cut back on the icy treats 

Slushies and other solidified drinks suggested to enclose half a week's endorsed intake of sugar - as health experts titillate to cut back on the icy treats 

Slushies and other solidified drinks suggested to enclose half a week’s endorsed intake of sugar – as health experts titillate to cut back on the icy treats 


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