Most (36%) of the added sugar Americans consume comes from regular soda, energy drinks, and sports drinks.
Cakes, cookies and pies account for almost 13% of the added sugar Americans consume.
Fruit punches and other sugar-sweetened fruit drinks accounts for almost 10% of the added sugar Americans consume.
Sweetened dairy products such as ice cream, sweetened yogurt and sweetened milk (ex. strawberry milk) account for almost 6% of the added sugar Americans consume.
Candy accounts for roughly 6% of the added sugar Americans consume.Source:
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