Alarming Spike in Sugary Drink Consumption among Adolescents


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A new study, "Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar-Sweetened Beverages," takes a comprehensive look at youth (2- to 17-year-olds) consumption of sugary drinks.

The findings reveal an alarming 8 percent spike among adolescents, the biggest consumers of these beverages. The study is supported by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA), California Endowment and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.


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