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1 Rethink Your Drink: Sugar Content and Hydration

2 Project Sponsors School District of Philadelphia Nutrition Center, Department of Biology Drexel University USDA project funded through the Food Stamp Program

3 Why is water and hydration Important? 60-70% of total body weight is water Helps dispose of waste in the body Protects organs and joints Maintains body temperature Source:

4 Hydration Remember! Drink regardless of whether you are thirsty or not! The best way to stay well hydrated for exercise is to drink Before During After

5 Which of these drinks replaces fluid lost during exercise? Soda ? Water ? Iced Tea ? 100% Juice ? Milk ?Sports Drinks ?

6 Which of these drinks supplies carbohydrates that are important for recovery? 100% Juice ? Water ? Milk ? Sports Drinks ?

7 Which of these drinks provides nutrients that athletes need for recovery? 100% Juice ? Milk ? Sports Drinks ?

8 What are healthy drinks ?

9 Which has fewer calories ? 12 ounces low-fat milk 12 ounces of cola12 ounces 100% juice 12 ounces orange soda

10 Which has fewer calories ? 12 ounces low-fat milk 12 ounces of cola 12 ounces 100% juice 12 ounces orange soda

11 Portion distortion! 6.5 ounces = 88 calories 12 ounces = 160 calories 20 ounces = 266 calories Increase of 178 calories! Source: 0203/qtr2/drinks.htm

12 How Much Sugar? 27grams x 2.5 servings = 67.5 grams 1 teaspoon of sugar = 4 grams 67.5 / 4 = 16.9 teaspoons of sugar

13 Healthy Beverages Lower your intake of sugar Limit soft drinks, soda, fruit drinks, sweetened iced tea They have many calories and few vitamins or minerals Weight gain Tooth decay

14 Rethink Think Your Drink Watch out for artificial sugar in drinks Maintain Hydration Healthy Drinks: –Water, milk and 100% fruit juice

15 Questions?

16 Activity How much sugar does my drink have?


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