There are many factors that influence your food choices.
Most common is ADVERTISEMENT.
ADVERTICEMENTS have big impact on all families and relationship.
Nearly every aspect of children’s lives has been adversely affected
by recent trends in advertising and marketing.
Children have peer effect—what they see they do.
Food and beverage marketing is a major factor that
influences children’s preferences and purchasing requests.
Many parents buy what ever their children demand without
seeing the nutritional label.
Today we will discuss –
4 shocking facts you must know about ThumsUp Charged….
(& mind well, this is what the company itself is telling us on
it’s official website and in it’s advertisements!)
Shocking Fact #1= It Contains CAFFEINE.
High CAFFEINE -46.5 mg in 300ml.
Caffeine is a worldwide psychoactive drug which keeps you energetic just for few hours .
Then, again you feel lethargic and it tends to make you crave more.
Overconsumption of caffeine can lead to many health problems like
- Insomnia that is loss of sleep
- Upset stomach
- Fast heart beat
- Muscle tremors. etc.
Shocking Fact #2=Not recommended for children-
As this particular drink contains Caffein,
It is a sure NO for your children.
These psychoactive drugs have more profound and
More harmful effect of growing children.
It can also lead to anxiety disorder, hyperirritability, depression etc, in children and
hence not recommended for children.
Shocking Fact #3=Not recommended for pregnant or lactating mother—
As over consumption of it may cause low birth weight baby and
sometimes it can even lead to fetal death.
It can also lead to increased palpitation in pregnant and lactating mother and hence it is not recommended for them.
The caffeine gets transmitted into mother’s blood and thus while feeding, the new born baby gets caffeine. You obviously don’t want your new born to have caffeine, right?
Shocking Fact #4= It should not be consumed more than 500ml per day.
You have to take care about this.
Don’t get into tussle with anybody to see who can drink more of this drink.
There are many more healthy ways to prove your strength or worthiness.
These multinational companies are paying really huge
amount of money to the celebrities to campaign for their products.
You get influenced when your favorite actor or actress is coming in its advertisement
Children and youngster are even more soft target for them.
Let us not get misguided by paid actors promoting these harmful products.
Do share this tip with your family, friends and especially your children.
That all for today
See you next week
With another Tuesday tip
Providing simple solutions for the complexities of life-
Dr. Bhumita Makwana
Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician