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Sugary Drinks and Other Beverages
Less is best when it comes to sugary drinks. They add calories with little or no nutritional benefit. Learn more about sugary drinks and how to make healthier drink choices.
Sugary Drinks and Your Health
Sugary drinks can increase your risk of weight gain, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and tooth decay. Drinking water is the best option to stay hydrated. Learn more:
Energy drinks are advertised as being able to boost your energy and make you feel more alert. Most energy drinks contain high amounts of sugar and caffeine. They also have little nutritional value.
Learn more about energy drinks in this section:
- Caffeinated Energy Drinks (HealthLinkBC File #109)
- Energy and Sports Drinks
Last Updated: June 2021