Navigation Links
Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids
Date:10/31/2011

Heller, clinical nutrition coordinator at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn., said that "the Rudd Center study quantifies what most of us already know: that kids are drinking too much sugar. Still, the results are unsettling and disturbing."

Parents need to be educated that sodas, energy drinks and fruit drinks are not healthy for children or teens, Heller said. "They are not healthy for anyone, actually," she added. "The food companies need to devote some resources to not only changing their marketing practices but also to reformulating at least some of their products to make them healthier."

In the meantime, parents need to stop bringing sugar-sweetened beverages into the home, Heller said. "There is no need to give a toddler soda or fruit drinks. They will be perfectly happy with water or low-fat milk or soy milk if that is what they are used to," she said. "And while your teens may complain that there are no more sodas or fruit drinks in the house, they will get used to it."

Because these findings were presented at a medical meeting, the data and conclusions should be viewed as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

More information

For more information on healthy drinks for kids, visit the Nemours Foundation.

SOURCES: Susan K. Neely, president and CEO, American Beverage Association, Washington, D.C.; Samantha Heller, M.S., R.D., dietitian, nutritionist, exercise physiologist and clinical nutrition coordinator, Center for Cancer Care, Griffin Hospital, Derby, Conn.; Oct. 31, 2011, teleconference with: Jennifer Harris, director, marketing initiatives, and Marlene Schwartz, deputy director, Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Hard Hats Still Have High Rates of Injury, Illness: Report
2. Stomach Bug Easily Passed Among Pro Sports Teams: Report
3. Access to legal aid depends a lot on where you live, report says
4. Parental Training May Benefit ADHD Kids Under 6: Report
5. The Generation X Report: U-M survey paints a surprisingly positive portrait
6. Canadian Journal of Cardiology publishes report on delayed vs. immediate coronary stenting
7. First report of increased safety using simultaneous techniques for cardiac testing published
8. Report Tracks Patient Outcomes at 5,000 U.S. Hospitals
9. Excessive Drinking Costs U.S. Billions, CDC Reports
10. Some hair professionals report looking for skin cancer lesions on customers scalp, neck and face
11. Trudeau Institute reports new approach to treating Listeria infections
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 As reported by the Statesman Journal ... Heroin (7/20), police in Salem, MA as well as ... the recent heroin epidemic that has taken many lives during ... heroin-related overdose case in which police were able to make ... phone. By pretending to be the victim and claiming to ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Ticket Down ... board for the Guinness International Champions Cup match between ... at Soldier Field on Sunday, July 27th. ... appreciation promo/coupon/offer code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. , 2014 ... diehard soccer fans in North America. Countless international soccer ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are more easily distracted during ... study finds. "Almost any type of memory test ... of 25 on," study co-author Randi Martin, professor of ... release. However, Martin said, this study shows that ... older adults compared with younger adults. The study ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 Sport Court® provided ... Nike National Invitational Tournament (NIT) in Chicago ... Junior National Tournament (USJN) in Washington D.C. at ... for these prestigious national tournaments included 44 Sport Court ... of playing surface at McCormick Place for the NIT, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Island (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Reproductive ... to announce that Dr. Kerri Luzzo, Lead Physician at ... Award" for her professional accomplishments in fertility care and ... , At the 10th Annual PBN Awards ceremony held ... Island, 40 of the most highly regarded, emerging leaders ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Multiple States Crack Down on Heroin Epidemic 2Health News:Liverpool FC vs. Olympiacos FC Tickets Soldier Field: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Guinness International Champions Cup in Chicago on Sunday, July 27th 2Health News:Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age 2Health News:Sport Court Provides All Sports Flooring for Basketball Events in Chicago and Washington D.C. 2Health News:Dr. Kerri Luzzo of the Reproductive Science Center of Providence Receives “40 Under Forty Award" for Outstanding Professional Accomplishments and Community Outreach 2
... Oct. 9 A diverse coalition of,clergy and ... conference,today to urge U.S. Senators John Warner (R-VA) ... Delegation to support legislation that gives,the U.S. Food ... legislation would protect kids from tobacco and save ...
... Oct. 9 The Oregon Rehabilitation,Association (ORA), ... disabled workers this October with National,Disability Employment Awareness ... each October to help increase the public,s awareness ... to the,entire month of October in 1988. ...
... Mental Retardation -, PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9 ... a ring before birth, they may,disrupt normal development ... The Children,s Hospital of Philadelphia will be investigating,one ... the Ring Chromosome,20 Foundation., Ring chromosome 20 ...
... October marks National,Domestic Violence Awareness Month and ... States are affected by domestic violence each year. ... Cosmetic Dentistry,Charitable Foundation,s (AACDCF) Give Back A Smile ... life by restoring a smile" by providing,free cosmetic ...
... a University of Iowa Research Foundation licensee and ... age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other chronic diseases, ... startup financing. , The company, which has offices ... into new facilities at the UI,s Oakdale Research ...
... 9, 2007People who experience chronic job strain after a ... a second one, reports a research team from Universit ... of the Journal of the American Medical Association. , ... risks associated with job strain for workers who have ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Virginia Faith Leaders Call on Senators Webb & Warner to Cosponsor Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco 2Health News:Virginia Faith Leaders Call on Senators Webb & Warner to Cosponsor Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco 3Health News:October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2Health News:Grant Supports Study of Abnormal Ring-Shaped Chromosomes 2Health News:600 Smiles Restored Thanks to the AACDCF's Give Back A Smile Program - October Marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2Health News:UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in financing 2Health News:UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in financing 3Health News:UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in financing 4Health News:Chronic job strain doubles the risk of a second heart attack 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014  CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: ... on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) ... 2014 financial results. An audio webcast of ... Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for ... http://info.cvscaremark.com/investors . This webcast will be archived and available ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... N.J. , July 25, 2014  Acsis ... brand protection and serialization solutions, has recently posted ... that addresses current and future needs for ... for the old supply chain model no longer ... in technology, including the growth of mobile technology, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 Research ... "Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market 2014-2018" report ... About Ophthalmic Diagnostic Device ... used to identify a defect or deficiency in the ... with ophthalmic disorders such as presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Acsis Addresses Questions on the Modern Supply Chain 2Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Alcon, Carl Zeiss, Haag-Streit and Topcon 2
... Filtrona Porous Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of ... world, will introduce a new range of hydrophilic, polyurethane ... / COMPAMED trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany from 16 ... ) New innovations to be featured ...
... Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced today that ... (DHF), a non-profit organization that raises diabetes awareness ... the success of the Drive the Switch program, which has ... loved ones and their doctor about options for insulin delivery, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Filtrona Porous Technologies to Introduce New Hydrophilic Foam Products for Advanced Wound Care at the MEDICA / COMPAMED Trade Fair 2Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 2Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 3Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 4Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 5Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 6Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 7
The ThermaViewer™ is constructed and engineered for use in laboratories, hospitals, and commercial kitchens to monitor and document freezer and refrigerator temperatures where inventory is store...
... This requiring no water ... long-lasting hand hygiene to physically ... washing is either not an ... Hibistat allows you to return ...
Amino+Derm moisturizers and soaps are specifically engineered to aid in the prevention of skin irritations and to help maintain healthy, intact skin....
... Scrub Care povidone-iodine (PVP-I) antimicrobial solutions ... control in all hospital and health-care settings. ... gel have a broad spectrum of activity, ... bacteria that may cause infection. The new ...
Medicine Products: