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July 31, 2012NODAWAY COUNTY, MO |  By: Mullens

Sugary Drinks

With the increasing temperatures staying hydrated is very important.

Many people choose to drink sugary beverages that they think are good for their bodies in these hot conditions such as many sports drinks on the market. Nodaway Health Center Administrator Della Rhodes says these might not be the best options and that sports drinks do have an effect on a diet.

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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans reports that replacing just one sugary drink with a bottle of water each day can cut as many as 50 thousand calories a year. Rhodes says water is always the best option.