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California soda survey gives weight to health concerns
Sacramento Bee - Anna Tong

A sweeping statewide study released today points to soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages as one of the main reasons why we are fat. “For the first time, we have strong scientific evidence that soda is one of the – if not the largest – contributors to the obesity epidemic,” Dr. Harold Goldstein, executive director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy, said Wednesday.