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New Study Shows Higher Fructose Content of Popular Drinks

   A new study from the Childhood Obesity Research Center at USC’s Keck School of Medicine reports that sugar content in many popular sodas and sweetened beverages may be much higher than what is reported on the nutrition label, and that fructose levels may be nearly 20% higher than popularly assumed. Although the additional calorie intake from sugar consumption is concerning, the higher level of fructose in these beverages is especially worrisome as higher fructose consumption has been associated with a higher risk for metabolic disease.
Press Release  |   Fact Sheet

 Learn more about the central role soda plays in the obesity epidemic.

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