Liquids a Forgotten Calorie Contributor, Study Shows

NEW YORK -- A new study by the Milk Processor Education Program found that beverages make up 22% of calories in the average American's diet.

NEW YORK -- A new study by the Milk Processor Education Program found that beverages make up 22% of calories in the average American's diet. However, most aren't aware of it and instead are more concerned with the caloric content of solid foods. The "What America Drinks" report found that every day, Americans drink about 17.5 ounces of sweetened soft drinks and teas. Within that number, researchers determined that soft drinks specifically made up nearly 6.5% percent of total

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