Journal article

Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, Juice, Artificially-Sweetened Soda and Bottled Water: An Australian Population Study

Caroline Miller, Kerry Ettridge, Melanie Wakefield, Simone Pettigrew, John Coveney, David Roder, Sarah Durkin, Gary Wittert, Jane Martin, Joanne Dono

NUTRIENTS | MDPI | Published : 2020

Abstract

Reducing consumption of free sugars, such as those found in high concentrations in manufactured products such as sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and 100% fruit juices, is a global public health priority. This study aimed to measure prevalence of widely available pre-packaged non-alcoholic water-based beverages (carbonated sodas, sports drinks, energy drinks, artificially-sweetened sodas, fruit juices (any type), and bottled water) and to comprehensively examine behavioral, environmental, current health, and demographic correlates of consumption. A cross-sectional, nationally-representative population survey of 3430 Australian adults (18+ years) was conducted using computer-assisted telephon..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by NHMRC Project Grant GNT 1120618. C.M. is supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship and a Heart Foundation future leader fellowship, and M.W. is supported by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship.