Sunday, March 2, 2008

American's Sweet Tooth

Americans consume 53 teaspoons of caloric sweeteners per day, the equivalent of a 5 pound bag of sugar every week and a half - 75% more than in 1909. In Europe and North American, fat and sugar count for more than half of all caloric intake.

-World Watch Institute

The average American consumes 53 gallons of soda per year.
Americans drink more soda than any other beverage, including water.
Regular and diet cola are what Americans choose 69% of the time.

-CBS News

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