Figure 1. List of Beverage Types: Result of Grouping Like Beverages Reported in 2003-06 NHANESa


  • Whole milk
  • Reduced fat milk
  • Skim milk
  • Vegetable juice
  • 100% fruit juice, not orange/grapefruit juice
  • 100% orange/grapefruit juice
  • Fruit drink, regular
  • Fruit drink, low calorie
  • Soda, regularb
  • Soda, low calorieb
  • Milk substitute and evaporated milk
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Coffee
  • Tea
a: NHANES = National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
b: Includes sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks, and sweetened bottled water including vitamin water.

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