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Table 1. Distribution of Intake (calories) across Beverage Types, US children & adolescents (2-18 years), 2005–06

Rank Food Group % Cum. % Mean (kcal)
1 Soda, regular 29.3 29.3 117
2 Reduced fat milk 21.4 50.7 86
3 Whole milk 14.9 65.6 60
4 Fruit drink, regular 13.5 79.2 54
5 100% fruit juice, not orange/grapefruit 8.8 88.0 35
6 100% orange/grapefruit juice 4.5 92.5 18
7 Skim milk 3.2 95.7 13
8 Tea 1.8 97.5 7
9 Alcoholic beverages 1.4 98.9 6
10 Milk substitute and evaporated milk 0.4 99.3 2
11 Coffee 0.3 99.6 1
12 Fruit drink, low calorie 0.2 99.8 1
13 Soda, low calorie 0.2 100.0 1
14 Vegetable juice 0.0 100.0 <1

Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013