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What's wrong with sugar-free drinks?

Professor Jim Mann has been interviewed by Radio Live broadcaster Mark Sainsbury about the Nelson Marlborough DHB ban on sugar-free beverages.

Professor Mann commented that the main reason that sugar-free drinks are undesirable, is that they are quite acidic and a risk to dental health. In addition, these drinks may encourage a liking for sweet things, that may influence the rest of your diet choices. 

Hear the interview on Radio Live

Nelson bans sugar-free drinks, Radio Live, 24 February, 2016

Read the news story

Nelson Hospital looking to ban diet soft-drink, Newshub website, 24 February, 2016