Daily intake of added sugar has dropped in U.S., surveys show

07/27/2011 | Reuters

Americans consumed about 2.7 ounces of added sugar daily in 2007 and 2008, a decrease from 3.5 ounces in 1999 and 2000, according to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Federal and private efforts to warn consumers of sugar's adverse effects, including obesity, might have played a role in reducing intake, researchers said.

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