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Calories from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juice: 242 calories in 1994, 270 in 2004
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The average number of calories consumed in the U.S. per capita from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100 percent fruit juice increased from 242 calories per day in 1988-1994 to 270 calories per day in 1999-2004 according to a paper by researchers from Columbia University in New York, USA. REFERENCE
Wang Y, Bleich S, Gortmaker S. Increasing caloric contribution from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices among us children and adolescents, 1988-2004. Pediatrics. 2008 Jun, 121(6):e1604-14.
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