Alcohol giving soda run for money

Study finds 6% of adult empty calories from colas, 5% spirits

Posted: November 18, 2012 at 5:27 a.m.

Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from alcohol as from soft drinks, a government study found.

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