Nutr J 2018 DOI: 10.1186/s12937-018-0363-9 View full text
Matthieu Maillot, Colin D. Rehm, Florent Vieux, Chelsea M. Rose, Adam Drewnowski

Abstract: BackgroundPatterns of beverage consumption among children and adolescents can be indicative of food choices and total diet quality.MethodsAnalyses of beverage consumption patterns among 8119 children aged 4–19 y were based on the first 24-h recall of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2009–14 NHANES). Four pre-defined beverage patterns were: 1) milk pattern; 2) 100% juice pattern; 3) milk and 100% juice pattern; and 4) other caloric beverages. Food- and nutrient-based diet quality measures i…

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