Child Beverage Consumption

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living is developing a series of reports, Healthy Children, Healthy State, to raise awareness of child health risk factors in order to develop new programs and actions, and to build on current initiatives in Texas. The Child Sugar-Sweetened Beverage one-pager showcases the current state of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption for children in Texas.

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Every day 60% of 11th graders drink a sugary beverage. We must improve child sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth #HealthyChildrenHealthyState

Kids who drink one sugar-sweetened beverage per day can gain up to 14.5 pounds of unnecessary weight in one year. 
We must improve child sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth #HealthyChildrenHealthyState



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Every day 25.0% of 2nd graders drink 1 or more regular sodas while 53% of 2nd graders have 1 or more sugar-sweetened beverages. We must improve child sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth

Sugar sweetened beverages have negative health associations including tooth decay, overweight and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease.
 We must improve child sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth