In a gym at a tiny college in the capital of the most obese state in
the nation, state Rep. John Hines dropped his chest to the floor, let
out an "Aaaarrrrgggh!" and forced through a few final pushups.
Fifty-eight year old Dawn Dawson loves three things in this world, her
daughter, her cats and her morning can of Coca-Cola. “I’ve cut down in
the past three years because of the sugar content, but I still get up
in the morning and have a Coke,” said Dawn. Dawn is not alone in her
addiction to what some health officials call ‘liquid candy’.