Booze as Bad as Soda For Your Waistline?

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    Amid all the debate about sugary soft drinks and obesity, there is another type of beverage that is adding on the pounds.

    FOX News Radio’s Steve Knight reports:

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    Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control say that sugary drinks account for about 6% of an average adult’s daily calories. Beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks account for about 5%.

    They say the finding is important because neither soda nor booze have much nutrition in those calories.

    A 12-ounce can of soda has about 140 calories, just a little less than the same sized can of beer. A five ounce glass of wine is about 100 calories.

    Steve Knight, Fox News Radio.

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