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Pepsi to cut sugar, calories in drinks

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NEW YORK (FOX19/CNN) -

Pepsi will soon be putting much less sugar into its drinks. PepsiCo has announced it plans to "aggressively" cut sugars and calories in dozens of its products.

The company said it hopes to cut 100 calories in its drinks by the year 2025.

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The global food giant also plans to reduce saturated fat and sodium levels in many of its other products, like Frito-Lay chips.

It said Monday the changes are due to consumer preferences, as well as new dietary guidelines from the World Health Organization.

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