Figure 6. Distribution of Intake (calories) 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 29%
Whole milk 15%
Reduced fat milk 22%
Skim milk 3%
100% fruit juice 13%
Fruit drink, regular 14%
Other 4%

Other beverages include tea, alcoholic beverages, milk substitute/evaporated milk, coffee, fruit drink (low calorie), soda (low calorie), 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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