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Rethink Sugary Drinks

The average number of GALLONS of sugary drinks Americans consume each year.

The number of SUGARY DRINKS per week that could increase your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease

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The number of cancer deaths in the United States that is linked to excess body weight, poor nutrition, and/or physical inactivity.

BILLION DOLLARS. The yearly figure that Illinoisans pay in unnecessary health care costs.

Sugary drinks are the #1 source of added sugar in our diets

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  • Just one sugary drink per day increases an adult’s risk of becoming overweight by 27% 27% 27%
  • Just one sugary drink a day increases the risk of type 2 diabetes by 26% 26% 26%

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