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Sugary drink consumption behaviours among young adults at university

O'Leary, Fiona; Hattersley, Libby; King, Lesley; Allman-Farinelli, Margaret


Aim: Sugary drink consumption is associated with weight gain, and young adults are the highest consumers. To inform a university healthy beverage intervention, we studied the settings and the types and amounts of sugary drinks consumed by a sample drawn from the student population. Methods: Fifty university students (24 male) were recruited to keep records of all beverages consumed over four consecutive days. The records were analysed by gender, drink category and consumption setting. Results:...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Nutrition and Dietetics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-0080.2012.01583.x


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