Take the Fizz Free Whānau Challenge!
Start 2021 off right by fazing out the fizz! Take the one-month challenge to ditch the fizz this February, and join hundreds of other Kiwis doing their bit for their own hauora.
You’ll be provided support to try healthier alternatives when you join the challenge, as well as receiving tips, tricks, and other information so that you can start the year feeling your best and with healthier habits.
Giving up sugary drinks will not only improve your health but will also help support healthy environments through waste reduction!
The Fizz Free Whānau Challenge is organised by Fizz Free Whānau (FFW) who are all about supporting whānau to live healthy happy lifestyles.
Why you should go fizz free
We need to deal with the fizz if we’re going to turn the tide on obesity and obesity-related health issues.
- 15 percent of Māori and 30 percent of Pasifika tamariki are obese – compared with 11 percent of the general population. Each serving of sugary drink by tamariki and rangatahi (including juices and flavoured milk) increases their risk of obesity by 60 percent.
- Even sugar-free fizzy drinks contain acid that can harm teeth and cause decay.
- Consumption of sugary drinks is linked to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, tooth decay and many other health problems.
You’ll feel benefits like improved energy and focus by going Fizz Free.
Source: Fizz Free Whānau website.Published on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, under Uncategorised