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76 Percent: Caffeinated Kids

Here’s the buzz.

March 1, 2006

Sources: the American Dietetic Association and the NPD Group

Credit: Edutopia

Percentage of children, ages 6-17, who consume caffeine each day -- up from 43 percent since the 1970s. Coffee ranks higher than soda, energy drinks, and tea as America's favorite source of caffeine. It's also cool among kids: The number of teenagers slurping Frappuccinos or sipping lattes has increased 12 percent in the past year.

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