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Sugary drinks could make Island's dental problems worse

Thu, 13 Nov 2014


Don't give children fruit juice as one of their five-a-day.

That's the warning from Noble's Hospital which says drinking water, milk and sugar-free squash is far healthier.

Action on Sugar recently found that a number of children's juices have at least six teaspoons of sugar - and come in more substantial cartons than recommended.

Dietetic service manager Ruth Ward says it could lead to dental issues - which are already a problem for the Island's youth: 

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