Mary Poppins advocated a spoon full of sugar to help medicine go down in a delightful way.This is not a supercalafragilisticly sensible thing to do anymore
Sugar is one of the root causes of tooth decay and diabetes. It is disturbing to learn that some fruit flavoured mineral water drinks contain between 48-78 grams of sugar per litre. A Mars Bar has 45 grams and a can of Coca Cola not much more. That is the equivalent of 10- 15 teaspoons of sugar.