Sugary drink consumption increases; Young adults make up largest percentage
From NBC12 News
More Americans are drinking sugar sweetened beverages than ever before.
A new study finds that over the past two decades -- the amount of sugary sodas, fruit juices, and punches that americans drink has dramatically increased.
The number of people drinking these beverages has gone up five percent since 1988 -- with young adults making up the largest percentage.
The study also found the highest consumption of these sugary drinks is among populations at the greatest risk for obesity. Copyright 2008. WWBT, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.