Children turn their backs on sweet drinks, with the number of drinkers decreasing by a quarter over the last nine years, a study shows. half of the children do not drink them, he writes. And those who do, drink less of the children in 2008-2009
The change has contributed to the overall reduction in sugar consumption.
However, all age groups still consume above the recommended levels, according to
But in relation to other measures, the diet has not improved, the report of the Agency for Food Standards and Public Health in England
Fruit and vegetables consumption remains largely unchanged and still below the recommended five-day level
Fiber intake decreases slightly while consumption of vitamins and minerals decreases
And there is little change in oily intake fish.