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Sugary drinks checker

While plain water and milk are the most suitable drinks for children, if choosing other drinks, ideally choose no added or low-sugar options.

If you are unsure about whether a drink contains added sugar, check the ingredients list. Less common terms for sugar that may appear on the ingredients list are sucrose, fructose, glucose, maltose, dextrose and syrup.

Use our sugar checker to see how much sugar is in different drinks.

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Use our checker to see the sugar content

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This is based on our sugar poster

The facts about your drink

Always Check the Label for Sugar Content.

We recommend water and milk as the best drinks for all ages.

Here’s a link to our infographic about sugary drinks.

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