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    Roughly half of increase in calorie consumption from calorically sweetened beverages such as soda


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    Thursday, September 18, 2008 6:41 am Email this article
    Calorie consumption in the U.S. has increased in the past decade. It has been estimated that roughly half of the increase in calories is from calorically sweetened beverages such as soda according to a 2002 paper (Nielsen et al, 2002). REFERENCE

    Nielsen S, Siega-Riz AM, Popkin B. Trends in energy intake in u.s. Between 1977 and 1996: Similar shifts seen across age groups. Obes Res. 2002 May, 10(5):370-78.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Barry M. Popkin
    Department of Nutrition
    Carolina Population Center
    University of North Carolina
    123 W. Franklin St.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516-3997 USA
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    AS REFERENCED IN THIS PAPER

    Duffey K, Popkin B. Shifts in patterns and consumption of beverages between 1965 and 2002. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Nov, 15(11):2739-47.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Barry M. Popkin
    Department of Nutrition
    Carolina Population Center
    University of North Carolina
    123 W. Franklin St.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516-3997 USA
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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