The average American child consumes 32 teaspoons of sugar per day.
In 1990 each American consumed 5 lbs of sugar in a year. In 2000 that was 150 lbs. 41% of that is HFCS (High Fructose Corn Syrup)
Americans drink 53 gallons of soft drinks per person per year.
In the avg. American diet 495 calories are attributed to sugar.