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Strategies to Limit Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in Young Children: Proceedings of a Workshop

On June 21–22, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Food and Nutrition Board convened a workshop in Washington, DC. This Proceedings of a Workshop summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place including: prevalence and trends in beverage intake among young children; strategies to limit sugar sweetened beverage consumption and their effectiveness; beverage intake guidelines applicable to the age range of interest; challenges and opportunities of influencing beverage consumption; the role of industry in sugar-sweetened beverage intake; and knowledge gaps and research needs to inform future policies, programs and strategies.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2017

Author

Konopasek N, Quirk M

Type

Workshop

Setting

Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Home, Mobile Vending, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School

Age

Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11)

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