SURVEY FINDS MORE IN U.S. EAT 'LIGHT'

ATLANTA -- Americans are continuing to increase their consumption of light foods and beverages.A survey conducted by the Gallup Organization for the Calorie Control Council here revealed 90% of adult Americans -- 173 million people -- eat low-calorie, sugar-free and reduced-fat foods and beverages on a regular basis.That's an increase of 9 percentage points over 1993 and a 28% hike over the past three

ATLANTA -- Americans are continuing to increase their consumption of light foods and beverages.

A survey conducted by the Gallup Organization for the Calorie Control Council here revealed 90% of adult Americans -- 173 million people -- eat low-calorie, sugar-free and reduced-fat foods and beverages on a regular basis.

That's an increase of 9 percentage points over 1993 and a 28% hike over the past three years, according to the council, an international association of manu

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