Big Gulp

April 9, 2009 at 4:33 pm Leave a comment

Soda pop is the single largest provider of calories in the American diet. Wow. From the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s report, “Liquid Candy“:

Carbonated soft drinks provide about 7 percent of calories in the American adult diet; adding in noncarbonated drinks brings the figure to 9 percent. Teenagers get 13 percent of their calories from carbonated and noncarbonated soft drinks.

More cola facts here and here.


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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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