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Sugary drink companies spent roughly roughly $3.2 billion in marketing. That was ten years ago, since then that budget has grown.

That's a lot of money spent trying to get consumers, like you and I, to buy sugary drinks. And, it's working. While we have seen some declines, in some areas, sodas and sugary drinks consumption has climbed.

Join #FoodFri on October 28, 2016, at 1 p.m. EST to chat about sodas, sugary drinks and healthy beverages with @MomsRising and @CSPI. Bring your questions, and your resources, as we dive deep into this discussion. Just make sure to use the #FoodFri hashtag!

Feel free to invite a friend (or two!) by clicking below.

Tweet: Join me! Let's talk abt soda, sugary drinks & healthy drinks at #FoodFri on 10/28 at 1pEST. Info: @MomsRising @CSPI

Tweet: Join me! Let's talk abt soda, sugary drinks & healthy drinks at #FoodFri on 10/28 at 1pEST. Info: @MomsRising @CSPI

To join and follow the conversation on Twitter use the #FoodFri Hashtag in each tweet.

You can also follow the chat on Twubs allows you to follow MomsRising’s registered hashtags by creating an account. Below I have noted the steps.

  1. Create an account using an email or your Twitter account.
  2. Enter the desired hashtag, #FoodFri, #WellnessWed or #EcoTipTue, in
    the search box found at the top of the page. Click Enter. A new page
    will open with the desired chat.
  3. Find the “Join This Twub” button found on the right-hand side bar and join the group.
  4. Adjust the speed of the conversation to your liking. Options are: Fast, Medium, Slow, Slower, or Slowest.
  5. Introduce yourself and join the conversation, by entering your
    comment, tips, or questions in the “Tweet to #FoodFri as [YourName] box”
  6. Or, respond to a specific tweet by hovering over the right-hand side of the individual’s tweet and selecting one of the icons.

More about our #FoodFri Featured Co-Host(s):

Since 1971, CSPI has been a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science.

Founded by executive director Michael Jacobson, Ph.D. and two other scientists, CSPI carved out a niche as the organized voice of the American public on nutrition, food safety, health and other issues during a boom of consumer and environmental protection awareness in the early 1970s. CSPI has long sought to educate the public, advocate government policies that are consistent with scientific evidence on health and environmental issues, and counter industry’s powerful influence on public opinion and public policies.

Connect with CSPI on their websiteTwitter and Facebook.

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