Figure 7. Distribution of Intake (calories) across Beverage Types, U.S. adults (19+ years)

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

Beverage Percentage of Intake
Soda, regular 28%
Coffee 2%
Tea 4%
Whole milk 6%
Reduced fat milk 10%
Skim milk 4%
100% fruit juice 9%
Fruit drink, regular 7%
Alcoholic beverages 27%
Other 2%

Other beverages include fruit drink (low calorie), 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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