How much sugar is hidden in drinks marketed to children? A survey of fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies

@inproceedings{Boulton2016HowMS,
  title={How much sugar is hidden in drinks marketed to children? A survey of fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies},
  author={Jane Boulton and Kawther M Hashem and Katharine H Jenner and Ffion Lloyd-Williams and Helen Bromley and Simon Capewell},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the amount of sugars in fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies (FJJDS) marketed to children. DESIGN We surveyed the sugars content (per 100 ml and standardised 200 ml portion) of all FJJDS sold by seven major UK supermarkets (supermarket own and branded products). Only products specifically marketed towards children were included. We excluded sports drinks, iced teas, sugar-sweetened carbonated drinks and cordials as being not specifically marketed towards children… CONTINUE READING

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