Electronic device use and beverage related sugar and caffeine intake in US adolescents
Kelly M Bradbury, Ofir Turel, Katherine M Morrison
PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2019
BACKGROUND: Despite recent declines in consumption of sugary beverages, energy drinks (ED) and sodas continue to contribute a substantial amount of sugar and caffeine to the diet of youth. Consumption of these beverages has been linked with electronic device use, however in-depth associations between sugar and caffeine intake from energy drinks and sodas with various electronic devices are not clear. OBJECTIVE: Describe the relationship of soda and energy drink consumption and associated added sugar and caffeine intake with electronic device use among adolescents. METHODS: Secondary data from the 2013-2016 cycles of Monitoring the Future Survey, a national, repeated, cross-sectional study, w..View full abstract
This research was funded, in part, by a grant to KMM by the McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.