Can McDonalds really be healthy?

As of May 9th, McDonald’s launched a “healthy” drink, Fruitizz, for children. But should a healthy drink contain 12 teaspoons of sugar? It gives children one of the recommended five portions of fruit and veg a day, however, a large 500ml cup contains 200 calories and 49 grams of sugar.

Health officials recommend that children get no more than 50 grams of sugar in a DAY. “Food marketing to children negatively influences the dietary choices and the health of society’s most vulnerable citizens.”

To read the full article: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4305319/Healthy-McDonalds-drink-Fruitizz-contains-12-teaspoons-of-sugar.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2141631/McDonalds-healthy-drink-12-teaspoons-sugar.html

For more information on sugary drinks: Click Here

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5 thoughts on “Can McDonalds really be healthy?

  1. This is a tough one because everyday moms cook less and less and look for a fast food restaurant to give the same quality they would get from home. Sad what the world has come to. What’s even sadder is that people take their word for instead of doing the homework.

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