Americans appear to be cutting back on sugary sodas and fruit drinks, a new report finds.
Researchers found that 30.1 percent of adults reported drinking sugar-sweetened beverages at least once a day in 2013, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2010, 50.6 percent of adults reported drinking at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day, according to the report, which gathered data from survey respondents in 23 states.
Among the states surveyed, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption was most common in Mississippi, Louisiana and West Virginia. In Mississippi, 47.5 percent of adults reported drinking a sugar-sweetened beverage at least once a day, followed by 45.5 percent of adults in Louisiana and 42.5 percent of adults in West Virginia.