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Nutrition Tools

How nutritious are sugary drinks and energy drinks? What sugary drink is the best and worst choice for your child or teen? Use the nutrition tools below to answer these questions and more, based on data collected in March-June 2014.

Nutrition Information for Parents

Interested in the nutrient content of the sugary drinks your child likes? Use this tool to show you details on what these sugary drinks contain, including the amount of sugar, artificial sweetener, sodium, caffeine and calories per serving.  

Basic Sugary Drink and Energy Drink Nutrition Search

Want to find out about the nutritional quality of sugary drinks and energy drinks? Use this tool to get detailed information on sugary drinks and energy drinks.

Nutrition FACTS for Consumers

Want to know more? Learn about the nutrition facts label, decoding ingredients lists, common myths, and view complete nutrition information for each sugary drink category and by company.

Marketing FACTS

What marketing techniques and practices do sugary drink companies use to target children? Use the marketing tools below to review the findings.

Marketing Targeted to Black and Hispanic Youth

Marketing Targeted to Children and Teens

Do sugary drink companies target specific groups? Explore how children, teens, and black and Hispanic youth are being hit the hardest with advertising.

Sugary Drink FACTS in Brief

Find out how sugary drink marketing is targeting children and teens from multiple angles: TV, radio, company websites, internet banner ads, social media websites, and cell phones.

Marketing Rankings

How do sugary drinks rank on specific types of marketing? Find out about the rankings of companies and brands for each marketing strategy.

Take Action

Help reduce unhealthy marketing to kids! Join the Food Marketing Workgroup, a great forum for researchers and advocates to share information, support one another’s work, and identify priorities for research and action. Please visit for more information.

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