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Évolution de la consommation de boissons en France

Hébel, Pascale
Cahiers de nutrition et de diététique 2015 v.50 pp. S13
adults, beverages, children, nutrition, surveys, France
The last CCAF 2013 survey conducted among 1 091 adults, representative sample of 18 y.o. and over, and 948 children, representative sample of 3-17 y.o., assesses amounts and nature of beverages ingested by French population. The results point out insufficient water intakes: 9 out of 10 children (3-17 yo) and nearly 3 out of 4 adults do not reach hydration recommendations. Whereas water intake from food is consistent with EFSA observations, consumed water from beverages is insufficient vs. recommendations. Whatever the considered age group, water is the main beverage consumed. Choices in beverages consumption are very different depending on the age of the individuals outlining a real generations’ gap. The evolution of water consumption has not progressed between 2003 and 2013. Beverages are mainly consumed at meals (only 12.2% are drunk without food) and supporting French people to drink regularly along the day could be a solution to stop at least partly this problem of insufficient intakes.