CDC: 1/3 of children consume 2 or more sugary drinks a day

Posted at 6:16 AM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 07:11:48-05

A new study looks at how many calories and added sugars children are drinking.

The CDC says 1/3 of children have two or more sugary drinks a day. This includes soda, box juices and sports drinks. Some of these drinks have 30 grams of sugar.

The American Heart Association recommends children to consume no more than six teaspoons of added sugar a day.

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