Fewer consume sugary drinks but decline is uneven across US, study says

Amid public health campaigns, fewer Americans are drinking the beverages – but for some minority groups, the figure has not changed over a decade

Fewer Americans are drinking sugary beverages each day compared with a decade ago, but the decline is not evenly spread among the population, a new study shows.

The Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health study found that over 10 years, some minority groups were as likely to be drinking one sugary beverage per day at the end of the study as they had been at the outset.

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