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Family & Relationships Rotten teeth pics on drinks could cut obesity

14:26  25 may  2018
14:26  25 may  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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Britain's childhood obesity problem could be tackled by the sugar tax on fizzy drinks . Scientists have found that the levy - proposed to be brought in for April 2018 - will greatly help prevent youngsters from becoming obese , diabetic or developing rotten teeth . Pictures . Pics .

Earlier this year health officials urged the public to cut their sugar intake to between five and seven teaspoons a day to prevent rising levels of obesity and rotting teeth . Officials say if children must have juice it should be from a cup which is drunk quickly, causing minimal harm to their teeth .

  Rotten teeth pics on drinks could cut obesity © Provided by Shutterstock Graphic images on sugary drinks bottles, similar to those found on cigarette packets, could help fight obesity, according to a new study.

The survey of 1,000 people aged 18 to 35, found they were 36% less likely to buy a sugary drink if it carried a picture such as rotten or decaying teeth.

A sugar tax on soft drinks has already been introduced in the UK with producers either reformulating their products or increasing prices.

But the report argues that labelling could also play a significant role in tackling obesity.

Professor Anna Peeters, lead author from Deakin University in Australia, said: "The question now is what kind of impact these labels could have on the obesity epidemic.

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Rotten Teeth Pictures . Bacteria are abundant in the mouth and can form plaque by combining with saliva and tiny food particles. Consumption of carbohydrate-rich foods and drinks , especially sugary beverages and candies

The tooth becomes sensitive and pains when you drink anything cold. It can cause swollen glands and throbbing pain along with fever. Images, Pics , Pictures and Photos of Rotten Teeth .

"While no single measure will reverse the obesity crisis given that the largest source of added sugars in our diet comes from sugar-sweetened drinks, there is a compelling case for the introduction of front-of-pack labels on sugary drinks worldwide."

  Rotten teeth pics on drinks could cut obesity © Provided by Shutterstock The participants in the study were divided into five groups and asked to choose from a selection of 15 drinks, including sweetened and unsweetened options.

The options were either unlabelled, or included one of four labels: a graphic warning showing an image of crooked teeth, a text warning, information about the number of teaspoons of added sugar, or a health rating.

It found those taking part were 36% less likely to purchase sugary drinks that included a graphic warning compared to those without a label, and 18% less likely to buy those with sugar information on the packaging.

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There can be various causes of rotten teeth . Some of them are listed below: Sponsored link. Continuous sipping of such drinks reduces the saliva in moth and increases the pH. This results in dental problems.

Heart disease warning: Losing more than two teeth could increase risk. “A tax on sugary drinks is a positive move forward in tackling this obesity epidemic – but also reversing the shocking increasing levels of tooth decay in younger people- and we also warmly Pictures . Pics . Celebrity Galleries.

A picture of tooth decay proved far more effective than a written warning only, with the images described by some as "revolting and frightening and shocking".

Gavin Partington from the British Soft Drinks Association said measures taken by the industry recently were already having an effect.

"Experience in the UK suggests that action industry is taking - around reformulation, portion size and switching advertising spend to low or no calorie products - is having ample effect in changing consumer behaviour," he said.

"In fact, sugar intake from soft drinks in the UK has fallen by almost 19% since 2013 - five times as much as other categories, according to latest Public Health England data."

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Silver fillings for under-15s now restricted .
The move comes following an EU directive and restricts the use of the amalgam fillings in children except when strictly necessary. The directive is part of an EU push to reduce the release of mercury into the environment.It also restricts amalgam fillings for pregnant or breastfeeding women, again unless deemed necessary by the dental practitioner.Northern Ireland’s Chief Dental Officer Simon Reid said dentists across the UK have been avoiding amalgam when treating pregnant women for the last 20 years.

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