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Islanders challenged to limit their sugary drink consumption

['MacKenzie says he’ll be taking a look at everything he sells, including chocolate bars and chips, but said sugary drinks like fruit juices and vitamin water were first to go because of how widely parents — mistakenly thinking they’re healthy — give them to kids.']
The Count Your Cubes challenge encourages Islanders to count, track and reduce the number of sugar cubes they consume in common drinks like pop, juice, sports drinks and vitamin water, while providing information and tips along the way. - Submitted photo

Heart and Stroke Foundation encourages Islanders to consume fewer sugary drinks to improve health

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - In a bid to raise awareness on the dangers of sugar and health-related problems, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is challenging Islanders to a four-week online challenge that kicks off on Wednesday, April 4.

The Count Your Cubes challenge encourages participants to count, track and reduce the number of sugar cubes they consume in common drinks like pop, juice, sports drinks and vitamin water, while providing information and tips along the way.

Islanders can sign up for the Heart and Stroke’s Count Your Cubes! The Sugary Drink Challenge at, www.countyourcubes.ca.

For more information or questions about the challenge, email info@countyourcubes.ca.

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