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Menu alert: U.S. restaurants are offering more sugary drinks

News briefs Sugary drinks are becoming more plentiful at large restaurant chains, and some drinks are getting sweeter. Thatís according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Harvard researchers analyzed the beverage offerings of 63 fast-food, fast-casual, or full-service restaurant chains from 2012 to 2017. Over that period, the number of sugary beverages available at the restaurants increased by 82%. Among newly introduced sugary beverages such as…

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