ATLANTA -- Americans are continuing to increase their consumption of light foods and beverages. A survey conducted by the Gallup Organization for the Calorie Control Council here revealed 90% of adult Americans -- 173 million people -- eat low-calorie, sugar-free and reduced-fat foods and beverages on a regular basis. That's an increase of 9 percentage points over 1993 and a 28% hike over the past three years, according to the council, an international association of manufacturers of ...

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