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  • The soda industry continues to push back at the contention of NYC Mayor Bloomberg amongst others that the nation's obesity issues and high level of soda intake are interwoven. According to data dug out by academics, despite getting close to 100% of the blame, extra sugar only accounts for 9% of the extra calories the U.S. population takes in today compared to 30 years ago. Of that 9% extra sugar rush, soda only makes up a subset of the total.  [View news story]
    Per capita consumption of sugared soft drinks has DECLINED every year since the mid 90's. If soft drinks were the issue we would be getting slimmer not fatter. The issue is how much we sit on our rears and how much we EAT while we sit on our rear. If you are out walking, hiking, playing with the kids, working in the yard, flying a kite, etc you aren't sitting on your rear stuffing your face
    Oct 13, 2012. 01:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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