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California kids: Drinking less soda but getting more calories from sugary sports and energy products
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African-American and low-income kids are most at risk for health problems as the biggest consumers of sweetened beverages Children and teenagers in California are filling up on sports and energy drinks that contain similar amounts of sweeteners and pose the same health risks as soda, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
May 23, 2018
California kids: Drinking less soda but getting more calories from sugary sports and energy products
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African-American and low-income kids are most at risk for health problems as the biggest consumers of sweetened beverages Children and teenagers in California are filling up on sports and energy drinks that contain similar amounts of sweeteners and pose the same health risks as soda, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
May 23, 2018
Nearly 1 in 3 California kids have a sugary drink daily
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Increase since 2009 alarms public health professionals

Nearly one-third of California children between the ages of 2 and 11 drink one or more sugary drinks per day, according to a UCLA fact sheet published today.
That percentage represents an alarming increase since 2009, when just over one-quarter of the state’s children had one or more sugary drinks per day.
April 19, 2018
Nearly 1 in 3 California kids have a sugary drink daily
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Increase since 2009 alarms public health professionals

Nearly one-third of California children between the ages of 2 and 11 drink one or more sugary drinks per day, according to a UCLA fact sheet published today.
That percentage represents an alarming increase since 2009, when just over one-quarter of the state’s children had one or more sugary drinks per day.
April 19, 2018
New Study Finds Spike in Sugary Drink Consumption Among California Adolescents
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While consumption of soda and other sugary drinks among young children in California is starting to decline, a new study released today shows an alarming 8 percent spike among adolescents, the biggest consumers of these beverages.
Based on interviews with over 40,000 California households conducted by the
October 17, 2013
New Study Finds Spike in Sugary Drink Consumption Among California Adolescents
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While consumption of soda and other sugary drinks among young children in California is starting to decline, a new study released today shows an alarming 8 percent spike among adolescents, the biggest consumers of these beverages.
Based on interviews with over 40,000 California households conducted by the
October 17, 2013