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JAN 17, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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Black, poor kids are heavy sugary drink consumers

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black children and teens in the U.S. are almost twice as likely as their white peers to consume more than 500 calories a day of low-nutrient fruit drinks, according to a new study. The results, which found a three-fold surge in the overall number of teens drinking sugar-spiked sports energy drinks, should inform policy, the authors said. "Some groups may be more at risk for soda, others may be more at risk for fruit drinks, all of which ... ...

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