Sandra Musial, Ajibola Abioye, Anarina L. Murillo, Jessica Eskander, Olivia Sykes, Lixis Rodriguez, Jennifer F. Friedman, Barbara Bancroft, Natalia Golova
Abstract:Objective Assess caregivers’ knowledge about juice and sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and identify factors that contribute to their early introduction. Methods One hundred forty-four parents of young infants completed a 45-item questionnaire focused on infant nutrition. Results Seventy-two percent of parents plan to give juice to their babies starting in the first year of life; only 16% plan to introduce SSBs. Parents with some college education or more were significantly less likely to report an intention t…
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