Half of Americans Consume Sugary Drinks on Any Given Day

Half of all Americans aged 2 and older consume sugary drinks on any given day and at least 25 percent of Americans drink the caloric equivalent of more than one can of soda a day, according to a new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Consumption of sugar drinks in the United States has increased over the past 30 years among both children and adults," wrote the report's authors, led by Cynthia Ogden of CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. Most...Full Story
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