Carbonated beverages : the incredibly disgusting story

by Furgang, Adam.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 613.2 FU
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 613.2 FU
 
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead Children Non Fiction J 613.2 Furg
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 613.2 Furg
 
 
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Children Non Fiction J 613.2 FURGANG
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 613.2 FURGANG
 
 
Summary
Whether you call it a soft drink, a soda pop, or just plain soda, carbonated beverages have been a favorite American drink since the 1800s. Since 1978, the consumption of carbonated beverages has tripled for boys 12 29, and doubled for girls in the same age group. According to the National Soft Drink Association, the average person now consumes 600 sodas per year, each at about 12 ounces per bottle. Boys ages 12 29 consume an average of 160 gallons per yearalmost 2 quarts per day! In the United States, carbonated beverages are often less expensive than other drinks such as juices. Yet these soft drinks are far from benign. They are one of the major culprits in the obesity epidemic. This engaging, explorative book exposes the dangers of carbonated beverages and promotes healthy and flavorful alternatives.
Additional Information
Series Incredibly disgusting food.
Subjects Food habits -- Juvenile literature.
Carbonated beverages -- Health aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Food habits.
Carbonated beverages.
Publisher New York :Rosen Central,2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 43-45) and index.
ISBN 9781448812660 (library binding)
1448812666 (library binding)
9781448822829 (pbk.)
1448822823 (pbk.)
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