Figure 3. Distribution of Intake (grams) across Beverage Types, U.S. children & adolescents (2-18 years)

Pie chart showing the percentages of intake represented by certain beverage types.

Beverage Percentage of Intake
Soda, regular 33%
Soda, low calorie 3%
Tea 5%
Whole milk 9%
Reduced fat milk 17%
Skim milk 3%
100% fruit juice 12%
Fruit drink, regular 13%
Other 4%

Other beverages include fruit drink (low calorie), alcoholic beverages, coffee, milk substitute/evaporated milk, and vegetable juice, each contributing less than 2%.
Percentages do not add to 100% due to rounding.
Data source: NHANES 2005-06

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