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Average soda size is 2.5 times larger today than in the 1950’s, 16 oz vs 6.5 oz
Monday, September 28, 2009 12:44 pm Email this article
The average side soda sold today (2009) compared to those sold in the 1950s is 2.5 times larger -- 16 ounces versus 6.5 ounces -- according to a a report from researchers from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.
Popkin, Barry. UNC School of Public Health. Unpublished research, as referenced in:
California Center for Public Health Advocacy and
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
Bubbling Over: Soda Consumption and Its Link to Obesity in California
September 17, 2009
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