Tip: Facts About Sugary Drinks

Studies show that drinking soda and other sugary beverages is not good for your health.

Effects of Sugary DrinksStudies show that drinking soda and other sugary beverages significantly raises the risk of being overweight and developing type 2 diabetes.

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Tip: Refined Carbohydrates to Avoid

Refined carbohydrates can raise blood sugar levels dramatically which can lead to an increase in fat storage, weight gain and hunger.

Healthy CarbohydratesRefined carbohydrates such as white bread, cookies, bakery goods, and fruit drinks can raise blood sugar levels dramatically which can lead to an increase in fat storage, weight gain and hunger.

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Tip: Need More Energy During the Day

To prevent swings in energy level, limit or avoid intake of caffeine and sugar.

Ways to Feel More EnergeticTo prevent swings in energy level, limit or avoid intake of caffeine and sugar.

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Tip: How to Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age

Research at the University of Kentucky found that only about 5% of memory impairments are due to brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s.

How to Prevent Memory LossResearch at the University of Kentucky found that only about 5% of memory impairments are due to brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s.  Stress, depression, poor health, improper nutrition and a lack of exercise are more common and preventable causes of memory impairments.

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