Gatorade is a “sports drink,” but it’s full of sugar and NOT healthy. Watch the video to see just how much sugar goes into Gatorade. Is it still your favorite sports drink?

Did you know that —

  • Over one in three South Bronx residents drink at least one soda per day?
  • 32% of Bronxites consume one or more sugary drinks daily?
  • One bottle of soda can contain more than 16 packets of sugar?
  • The soda industry targets low-income people and people of color and that is partially why more sugary
    drinks are consumed by them than others?

What can you do to avoid the harmful health effects of sugary beverages?

  • Drink water — it helps regulate body temperature and rids wastes from your body
  • Try these easy recipes to make your water taste better