OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians continue to reduce the number of calories they are consuming from liquid refreshmentbeverages (LRBs) and consumption has already declined by over 30% since 2004, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report.
"Looking deeper into demographic groupings and regional differences allows
Counting the Calories: Examining the Relationship Between Beverage Consumption and the Canadian Diet examines the beverage consumption trends of Canadians between 2004 and 2015, as measured by the Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition administered by Statistics Canada.
The report, Counting the Calories: Examining the Relationship Between Beverage Consumption and the Canadian Diet, was prepared by The Conference Board of Canada's Food Horizons Canada research centre for the Canadian Beverage Association (CBA). The Conference Board is tracking the progress of the CBA's Balance Calories Initiative, which aims to reduce the number of calories that Canadians consume from liquid refreshment beverages by 20 per cent by 2025.
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