Most of this is sugar we drink, and excess sugar intake is a driving force behind the obesity epidemic.
Although soda gets most of the blame, the fastest-growing marketing sector for beverage companies is so-called “fruit drinks”.
To make matters worse, parents and children are these companies’ new target markets.
Check it out below.
- School Soda Bans Don’t Curb Kids’ Consumption of Sugary Drinks (livescience.com)
- Study Shows Sugary-Drink Ban in Schools Doesn’t Cut Consumption (blogs.wsj.com)
- Why Americans Are Fat: Half Of Us Guzzle Soda Daily (blisstree.com)