Thursday, January 17, 2013

Black children and teens in the United States are almost twice as likely as their white peers to consume more than 500 calories a day of sugary beverages

Black children, the study also found, are more than twice as likely as whites on any given day to consume fruit drinks containing little actual fruit. Fruit juices, for example, range from 100% actual fruit juice to those with as little as 10% fruit juice and plenty of added sugars.

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