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Top sports doctor declares war on sports drinks

Australian cricket’s most recent top doctor is using retirement to fight against sugary sports drinks.

After years looking after our Gatorade-sponsored cricketers, Dr Peter Brukner told Ross and John about his new bid to cut sugar from the diets from Australians.

And the biggest issue?

“Probably the major offenders are sugary drinks – sports drinks and so on,” he said.

“What’s wrong with drinking water?

“We really have far too much sugar in our diets. We’ve really become addicted to sugars, addicted to sweeteners.”

Click PLAY above to hear Do Peter Brukner chat with Ross and John

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