Beverages now make up more than one third of restaurant menus

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♪>>If you’ve been out to eat at>>If you’ve been out to eat at
a large chain restaurant>>If you’ve been out to eat at
a large chain restaurant
recently you may notice the a large chain restaurant
recently you may notice the
menu is a little longer well recently you may notice the
menu is a little longer well
according to a recent menu is a little longer well
according to a recent
study beverages now make up one according to a recent
study beverages now make up one
3rd of restaurant menus and study beverages now make up one
3rd of restaurant menus and
most ranks are high 3rd of restaurant menus and
most ranks are high
♪ most ranks are high

in calories and sugar. ♪
in calories and sugar.
They were in calories and sugar.
They were
showing that. They were
showing that.
>>You know the options and showing that.
>>You know the options and
then diverse choices available>>You know the options and
then diverse choices available
on the menu has really then diverse choices available
on the menu has really
increased which I think is on the menu has really
increased which I think is
pretty incredible in light increased which I think is
pretty incredible in light
of it and they obesity epidemic pretty incredible in light
of it and they obesity epidemic
in all the research is coming of it and they obesity epidemic
in all the research is coming
out about how much sugar and in all the research is coming
out about how much sugar and
hacks our body. out about how much sugar and
hacks our body.
>>The study looks at the hacks our body.
>>The study looks at the
evolution of 63 us chain>>The study looks at the
evolution of 63 us chain
restaurant menus over a 5 year evolution of 63 us chain
restaurant menus over a 5 year
period. Researchers measured restaurant menus over a 5 year
period. Researchers measured
the beverages calories sugar period. Researchers measured
the beverages calories sugar
and saturated fats the beverages calories sugar
and saturated fats
for all newly introduced and saturated fats
for all newly introduced
sweetened beverages the amount for all newly introduced
sweetened beverages the amount
of sugar increased sweetened beverages the amount
of sugar increased
significantly while saturated of sugar increased
significantly while saturated
fat actually declined. significantly while saturated
fat actually declined.
The total number of drinks fat actually declined.
The total number of drinks
increased by 155% The total number of drinks
increased by 155%
and most of the increase was increased by 155%
and most of the increase was
driven by and most of the increase was
driven by
sweetened beverages registered driven by
sweetened beverages registered
dietician arieanna Cook who’s a sweetened beverages registered
dietician arieanna Cook who’s a
says the up tick in sweetened dietician arieanna Cook who’s a
says the up tick in sweetened
beverages is a problem because says the up tick in sweetened
beverages is a problem because
of how often Americans eat out, beverages is a problem because
of how often Americans eat out,
too much sugar has been linked of how often Americans eat out,
too much sugar has been linked
to weight gain blood sugar too much sugar has been linked
to weight gain blood sugar
problems and in increased risk to weight gain blood sugar
problems and in increased risk
of problems and in increased risk
of
heart disease. Kusa recommends of
heart disease. Kusa recommends
reading nutrition labels to heart disease. Kusa recommends
reading nutrition labels to
learn how many grams of sugar, reading nutrition labels to
learn how many grams of sugar,
the drinks contain so you can learn how many grams of sugar,
the drinks contain so you can
make better choices. I really the drinks contain so you can
make better choices. I really
think that making healthier make better choices. I really
think that making healthier
options can be you know picking think that making healthier
options can be you know picking
things are on Sweden’s and options can be you know picking
things are on Sweden’s and
iced tea. things are on Sweden’s and
iced tea.
>>Water you know flavored iced tea.
>>Water you know flavored
waters are pretty popular and I>>Water you know flavored
waters are pretty popular and I
like the Seltzer waters are waters are pretty popular and I
like the Seltzer waters are
usually available at like the Seltzer waters are
usually available at
restaurants as well. usually available at
restaurants as well.
>>Doctors say planning ahead restaurants as well.
>>Doctors say planning ahead
can also help us make better>>Doctors say planning ahead
can also help us make better
choices throughout the day for

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