Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 7th, 2004
In the year 2000, women ate the equivalent of one more large chocolate chip cookie every day - 335 more calories - compared to what they ate in 1971. Men ate 168 more calories - slightly more than a 12-ounce Pepsi - each day, according to the study published in the February 5, 2004, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
"The majority of the increase in calories is from an increase in carbohydrate...
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