the diet. Research shows drinking the recommended three servings
of lowfat or fat free milk everyday is an important part of a
healthy diet for parents and their kids, and may also contribute
toward maintaining a healthy weight(3-9).
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(2) What America Drinks is a comprehensive analysis of U.S. beverage
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The report analyzed data from more than 10,000 Americans ages 4 and
older who participated in the government's National Health and
Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2000 and 2001-2002 and
provided reasonable dietary reports of food/beverage intakes.
Relationships between selected patterns of beverage use, nutrient
intakes and body mass index (BMI) were examined.
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