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Brought to you by the physicians of the Harris County Medical Society. Houston, we have a problem!. 64% of adults are obese or overweight. Protect Your Health. Sugar can be deadly. Sugar Increases Your Risks. Diabetes Heart Disease Obesity.

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Brought to you by the physicians of the

Harris County Medical Society

houston we have a problem
Houston, we have a problem!

64% of adults are obese or overweight

protect your health
Protect Your Health

Sugar can be deadly.

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Sugar Increases Your Risks

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Obesity
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Just one to two cans of sugarydrinks a day can lead to:

  • 25% greater risk of Type 2 Diabetes
  • 20% greater chance of heart attack
  • 60% greater chance of childhood obesity
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Sugar Is Addictive

Sugar can be as addictive as cigarettes or cocaine.

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Sugar In Our Diet

Sugar-sweetened drinks are to blame

for 46% of the added sugar in our diet

one sugary soda a day can lead to
One sugary soda a day can lead to

10 pounds of

weight gain a

year.

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Walk Off Calories

You have to walk 3 miles to burn off

calories from just one 20 oz. soda.

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AHA Recommends

The American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugar to no more than:

  • 100 calories for woman
  • 150 calories for men
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Give up at least one sugar-sweetened drink a day and avoid super-sized servings.

  • Make water your #1 choice.
  • Switch to no-calorie drinks to break the sugar habit.
  • Eat fresh fruit instead of drinking fruit juices.
  • Limit sugary drinks to a special treat.
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The Link to Losing Weight

Reduce or eliminate the number of

sugar sweetened drinks each day.

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We encourage you to shut outsugar-sweetened drinks.

www.SugarShutOut.org

713-524-4267

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