Soft drinks are a hot topic. The conversation is full of opinions - such as, whether beverages are called “soda” or “pop” depending on where you live in the country. But all too often, the conversations about our products are riddled with myths and total inaccuracies.
Indeed, it seems every other week, a new report is released claiming a new absurdity about sugar-sweetened beverages. Such as:
MYTH: The obesity epidemic can be reversed if people stop drinking soda.
That’s why we’ve created www.LetsClearItUp.org, where you can sort out the myths from the facts. Like this one:
FACT: Sugar-sweetened beverages account for only 7 percent of calories in the average American's diet, according to government data.
So, the next time you see or hear a headline that seems too absurd to be true, we hope you do some quick fact checking. Chances are - it probably is. And we’ll be here to help clear it up.