World Health Organization Western Pacific Region
Over-consumption of sugar is a major contributor to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. In today’s food environment, it is very easy to consume too much sugar, especially from sugary drinks.
Similarly, too much alcohol also increases the risk of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, liver disease, stroke and hypertension.
One way to reduce your risk of developing NCDs is to be mindful of what you drink. Here are some easy-to-follow nutrition tips on how to improve your health simply through the choice of your beverages.