Soda is big business and a big problem in our communities. Health studies and food mapping research show direct links between poverty, food access, the proliferation of junk food and junk drinks (including soda), and elevated rates of chronic and life-threatening diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.
Our bodies need water. Replace those sugary drinks with a bottle of refreshing water with a nice piece of fruit.
Mix a slice of fresh lemon or lime in your water to enjoy even more of a refreshing taste.
We are working in partnership with the California Endowment to help communicate the adverse effects of sugary beverage consumption on our communities. Our objectives include:
Start keeping track! Over the next few weeks let us know if you noticed a positive difference. We want to hear from you.