Children get 16% of calories from added sugar, study finds

02/29/2012 | USA Today

Data from the National Center for Health Statistics show that children are getting an average of 322 calories a day from added sugar, or about 16% of calories they consume each day. A study found that 59% of added-sugar calories come from food and 41% from beverages. About 63% of such calories are consumed at home.

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