Almost 1 in 3 Americans Consumes Sugary Drinks at Least Once a Day

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Almost one in three Americans consumes sugary drinks at least once a day.

That’s according to a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control.

Younger adults were most likely to drink these beverages which contain nearly eight teaspoons of sugar per serving.

Men, African Americans, unemployed adults and people with less education also consumed more sugared sodas and juices.

The survey included people in 23 states and Washington, D.C.

States ranged from 18-percent of people in Vermont consumed sugary drinks daily to 47.5 percent of people in Mississippi.

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