Salud America! has developed new resources to help encourage less consumption of sugary drinks for Latino children ages 0-5—learn more here.
Have you seen Salud America’s materials on sugary drink consumption and Latino kids? A research review, issue brief, video and infographics can be found here.
Some important takeaways include:
- Latino kids who consume sugary drinks have more than twice the odds of severe obesity.
- Infants who didn’t consume sugary drinks have lower obesity rates by age 6 (8.6%) than those who did (17%).
- Kids would consume 205 fewer calories a day by replacing sugary drinks with low-fat milk at meals and water between meals.
Here are some social media posts for sharing:
Check out the resources from Salud America! on sugary drink consumption and Latino kids. More here: http://bit.ly/2jrFR3R
Resources available from @SaludToday on sugary drink consumption and Latino kids. Check them out here: http://bit.ly/2jrFR3R