Did you know that sugar-sweetened beverages account for just 6 percent of calories in the average American’s diet, according to NHANES data? That means that we get 94 percent of our daily caloric intake from other foods.
Calories from soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages are a small fraction of the American diet. The next time you hear that the calories in soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages are uniquely driving obesity rates, remember to keep things in perspective!
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