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Revista Española de Nutrición Humana y Dietética

On-line version ISSN 2174-5145Print version ISSN 2173-1292


GARCIA-FLORES, Carmen Livier et al. Strategies for reducing consumption of sweetened beverages. Rev Esp Nutr Hum Diet [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.2, pp.169-179.  Epub Feb 03, 2020. ISSN 2174-5145.

The increase in the consumption of sweetened beverages such as soft drinks or soda, juices, flavored milks and energy drinks have been related to the prevalence of overweight, obesity and metabolic diseases worldwide. Therefore, various strategies have been established in order to reduce their consumption. The objective of the present review was to analyze the strategies applied to reduce the consumption of sweetened beverages. We searched the PubMed and Science Direct databases, identifying 192 potential articles, of which 184 were excluded, analyzing 8 investigations in this review. Several techniques were identified to reduce consumption of sweetened beverages, focused on the modification of eating behavior, in which it is proposed to consider the multiple factors that influence food consumption, to establish multidisciplinary strategies that have as their central axis work in the promotion of nutritional education, to guarantee a better selection and food consumption in the population.

Keywords : Beverages; Carbonated Beverages; Sugar; Drinking Behavior; Obesity; Behavior Therapy; Health Promotion.

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