Surveys Reveal Trends in Global Consumption of Sugary Beverages, Fruit Juices and Milk
Updated Friday, September 18, 2015
Results Can Inform Research on Beverage Health Impacts and Nutrition Policy Development
Data on beverage intakes in 187 countries reveal diversity in existing intakes and trends in global consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit juices and milk. A research team led by scientists from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University reported today in PLOS ONE that the consumption of all three types of beverages was lowest in East Asia and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption was highest in the Caribbean.