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NEWS: More Americans are drinking water, but better to break the bottled habit

As New York’s ban on sugary drinks is on hold, an AP story today reports Americans’ latest bottled-drink love affair is with good ol’ H2O.

Candice Choi’s story in the Denver Post states Americans drink about 44 gallons of soda per year, compared to 58 gallons of water. Since 1998, consumption of bottled water has doubled to make up 21 gallons of that total.

We’re all for a tall glass of the clear stuff, but we do encourage you to turn on the tap instead of turning to the twist-off top.