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More Kids Drinking Diet Drink
2012-08-17 05:55:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More children in the U.S. are drinking diet drinks, according to a new study using federal healthy data. A survey found that by 2008, 12.5 percent of children were drinking artificially-sweetened beverages, up from six percent a decade earlier. The researchers also found that a quarter of the Americans surveyed in 2007 and 2008 had a diet drink in the past day, versus just 19 percent in 1999 and 2000. Senior researcher Dr. Miriam...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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