Scottish teenagers are themostlikelyintheuk to choose fizzy drinks at school, according to a study.
Just over 20 per cent of Scottish 13 to 16-yearolds said they would choose to have a fizzy drink during the school day compared to the UK average of 15 per cent.
Only 45 per cent of Scots said they would pick water for a school drink based on research by the Natural Hydration Council (NHC).
Pupils in Scotland were found to be twice as likely to drink energy drinks than the UK average – 10 per cent to 5 per cent.
NHC surveyed 2,000 children across the UK, including 154 in Scotland. In Scotland, 26 per cent said they get their drink from a corner shop or convenience store.