Invasion of the Sugary Drinks

Diet-Blog’s got another great post cooked up. Check out The 7 Most Sugar Filled Drinks. Here are a couple well known ones:

Sweetened drinks and soda consumption are vexations for Dr. Fuhrman—makes him angry. You’ll see why in this post, from Warning Labels from the Surgeon General on Soda:
Obesity rates have risen in tandem with soda consumption in the United States, and in the last twenty years the consumption of soft drinks by teenagers had doubled.1 Twelve to nineteen-year-old boys consume thirty-four teaspoons of sugar a day in their diet, and about half of that comes from soft drinks. Children start drinking soft drinks at a very young age, and advertisements and promotions by the soft drink manufacturers are aggressively marketed to the young.
1. French SA, Lin BH, Guthrie JF. National trends in soft drink consumption among children and adolescents age 6 to 17 years: prevalence, amounts, and sources, 1977/1978 to 1994/1998. J Am Diet Assoc 2003;103(10):1326-1331.
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