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Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:34 PM IST

Research shows trends in global consumption of beverages

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Washington DC : A survey conducted on beverage intakes in several countries has revealed the diversity in existing intakes and trends in global consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit juices and milk.

In a research conducted by Tufts University it was reported that the consumption of all three types of beverages was lowest in East Asia and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption was highest in the Caribbean.

Author Gitanjali Singh said that their analysis highlights the enormous spectrum of beverage intakes worldwide, by country, age and sex reported ANI.

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He added that the team’s results identify important variation among different

international subgroups and can inform efforts to measure the impact of these beverages on global health and aid in developing targeted health-oriented nutrition policies for specific populations.

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Published on: Friday, August 07, 2015, 12:02 AM IST
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