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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

How much sugar is in your drink? (2010)

Author

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council

Publisher

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council

City

Broome, WA

Type

Poster

 

Description

This poster gives a pictorial representation of how much sugar can be found in some popular drinks that can be purchased at the supermarket. The amount of sugar is shown as teaspoons of sugar per 600ml of drink. The drinks are:

The message on the poster is that consuming too much processed sugar can lead to a range of complications over time including:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This poster can be used at community events or workshops to help people visualise how much sugar they are consuming. The poster can be used to generate discussions about what other foods have large amounts of 'hidden' sugars, and what foods and drinks can be used as more healthy alternatives.

Contact details

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council
PO Box 1377
Broome WA 6725
Ph: (08) 9193 6043
Fax: (08) 9192 2500
Email: kamsc@kamsc.org.au

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Last updated: 19 May 2014
 
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