Whether you call it a soft drink, a soda pop, or just plain soda,
carbonated beverages have been a favorite American drink since the
1800s. Since 1978, the consumption of carbonated beverages has
tripled for boys 12 29, and doubled for girls in the same age
group. According to the National Soft Drink Association, the
average person now consumes 600 sodas per year, each at about 12
ounces per bottle. Boys ages 12 29 consume an average of 160
gallons per yearalmost 2 quarts per day! In the United States,
carbonated beverages are often less expensive than other drinks
such as juices. Yet these soft drinks are far from benign. They are
one of the major culprits in the obesity epidemic. This engaging,
explorative book exposes the dangers of carbonated beverages and
promotes healthy and flavorful alternatives.
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||Hardcover - Library binding / Paper over boards
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