Nutrition expert: Soft drinks are fine 'as treats'

Soft drinks can be consumed "as treats" but not as part of our everyday diet, a nutrition expert told Good Morning Britain.

Health expert Ayelo Sprio said occasional foods high in fat and sugar were find from time to time, so long as the consumer followed a healthy diet on a daily basis.

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Calls for Govt to set sugar reduction targets on fizzy drinks

Some soft drinks contain so much sugar the Government should set reduction targets in order to tackle obesity, health campaigners said. The call comes after 79% of supermarket fizzy drinks were found to exceed the recommended daily amount of sugar.