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

SKU: 9780309466325

Isbn13 9780309466325
Authors National Academies Of Sciences, Engineering, And Medicine,Health And Medicine Division,Food And Nutrition Board
Publisher National Academies Press
Year 2018
Language English

On June 21â€"22, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board convened a workshop in Washington, DC, to explore the range of policies and programs that exist at the federal, state, tribal, and local levels to limit sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in children birth to 5 years of age. Topics examined over the course of the 1.5-day workshop included prevalence and trends in beverage intake among young children; beverage intake guidelines applicable to the age range of interest; challenges and opportunities of influencing beverage consumption; the role of industry in beverage intake; and knowledge gaps and research needs. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.