Soda giants pledge to help Americans cut calories

The Coca-Cola Co., Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo have pledged to reduce beverage calories consumed per person nationally by 20% by 2025.

The “Balance Calories Initiative” was announced Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York as part of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

“I am excited about the potential of this voluntary commitment by the beverage industry,” President Bill Clinton said in a statement. “It can be a critical step in our ongoing fight

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