Public policies to reduce sugary drink consumption in children and adolescents

American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Obesity, Committee On Nutrition, American Heart Association

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Abstract

Excess consumption of added sugars, especially from sugary drinks, poses a grave health threat to children and adolescents, disproportionately affecting children of minority and low-income communities. Public policies, such as those detailed in this statement, are needed to decrease child and adolescent consumption of added sugars and improve health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere20190282
JournalPediatrics
Volume143
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2019

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Obesity, Committee On Nutrition, American Heart Association (2019). Public policies to reduce sugary drink consumption in children and adolescents. Pediatrics, 143(4), [e20190282]. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-0282