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Dr Rob Beaglehole: Sugary Drinks Cause Havoc Right Accross The Body

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 8 Apr 2022, 2:05pm
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Dr Rob Beaglehole: Sugary Drinks Cause Havoc Right Accross The Body

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 8 Apr 2022, 2:05pm

Could it be the end of fizzy in the schoolyard?

The Government's popped the top on a proposal to only offer healthy drinks in primary schools - with consultation closing in June.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says when kids eat and drink well, it has a number of benefits and good learning outcomes.

He says sweet drinks account for more than a quarter of Kiwi kids' sugar intake.

Dental Association Spokesperson Dr Robert Beaglehole joined Simon Barnett & James Daniels on the show.

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