Sodas and sugary drinks lose ground

Sodas and sugary drinks lose ground

New legislation fighting excess intake of sugary drinks may be changing the way Americans consume sugary beverages.

Ballooning rates of diabetes and obesity in the U.S. and around the world hardly comes as news to anyone these days. The fact that a disproportionately large percentage of Americans' daily caloric intake comes from sugary drinks is common knowledge.

But new and controversial legislation coming from New York and now California could have a big impact not only on how Americans think about beverages, but also how they're able to consume them.


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