Extra calories from added sugar—like those in sugary drinks— contribute significantly to overweight and obesity. In fact, sugary drinks are the largest contributor of added sugar in the diet. Public health encourages everyone to drink water. Every system in your body depends on water, it helps flush toxins from your body, carries nutrients to your cells, and aids in many other important functions. Download the JCPH sugar shockers flyer. Download the Rethink Your Drink flyer. Check out these Rethink your drink recipe from California: Cumcumber Mint Breeze or Strawberry Pineapple Lemonade.