|Fizz Free February
In an attempt to tackle obesity and poor oral health, Fizz Free February encourages people to stop drinking fizzy drinks for the whole of the month, as a way to reduce sugar intake and make it easier for individuals to cut down on fizzy drinks for the rest of the year.
What are the messages of Fizz Free February?
Make your home a fizz free zone.
Forget fizzy drinks this February. Could you go a whole month without fizzy drinks?
Take the Fizz free February challenge! Pledge to #gofizzfree this February.
Save money, lose weight and keep your teeth! #gofizzfree this February.
Saving money and losing weight!
You can save £438 a year if you stopped drinking one bottle of soft drink, per day for a year (Source: Give Up Loving Pop)
Drinking just one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day could add up to over a stone weight gain per year (Source: Give Up Loving Pop)
We are here to help
We are here to help to support your efforts to tackle tooth decay and obesity by taking part in the campaign.
Give Up Loving Pop campaign http://www.giveuplovingpop.org.uk/
and Save Kids From Sugar http://www.savekidsfromsugar.co.uk/
Supporting information about fizzy drinks and teeth
Sugary drinks are the biggest source of added sugar in young people’s diets and many of these will be fizzy drinks.
There is growing evidence about the role of food and drink in the increasing prevalence of moderate and severe tooth wear in younger age groups.