Economic Research Report No. (ERR-1) 69 pp

March 2005

Contributions of Nonalcoholic Beverages to the U.S. Diet

This report analyzes consumer demand and nutritional issues associated with nonalcoholic beverages purchased for at-home use by looking at demographic variables such as household size, household income, education level, and region. The beverages include milk, carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, fruit juices, fruit drinks, coffee, tea, and isotonics (sports drinks).

Keywords: nonalcoholic beverages, nutrient intake, cross-tabulations, regression

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