Sugary drinks are now the number one source of junk-food calories for kids, says a new report from Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity on the amount and kinds of sugary drinks being knocked back today. While soda consumption has fallen a bit, energy drinks just keep on picking up.

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AtomicSamuraiRobot
Atomic Samurai Robot

Like all unhealthy food stuffs, it's cheap. When faced with a tight budget, we would rather spend $150 on cable TV than $150 more on more nutritious meals.