Beverage caffeine intakes in young children in Canada and the US.

  title={Beverage caffeine intakes in young children in Canada and the US.},
  author={Carol A. Knight and I. K. Knight and Diane C. Mitchell},
  journal={Canadian journal of dietetic practice and research : a publication of Dietitians of Canada = Revue canadienne de la pratique et de la recherche en dietetique : une publication des Dietetistes du Canada},
  volume={67 2},
PURPOSE Throughout childhood there is a shift from predominantly milk-based beverage consumption to other types of beverages, including those containing caffeine. Although a variety of health effects in children and adults have been attributed to caffeine, few data exist on caffeine intake in children aged one to five years. METHODS Because beverages provide about 80% of total caffeine consumed in children of this age group, beverage consumption patterns and caffeine intakes were evaluated… CONTINUE READING

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