Sugary drinks are unhealthy and should not be marketed to children and adolescents. Our pediatric nursing expert, Dr. Beal, reviews the recent statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association on public policies to reduce sugary drink consumption in children and adolescents.
Judy A. Beal is a Professor and Dean Emerita, College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, Simmons University, Boston, MA. Dr. Beal can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The author declares no conflicts of interest.