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Question

What is the relationship between alcohol consumption and achieving nutrient and food group recommendations?

Approach to Answering the Question
Data Analysis

Subcommittee
Data Analysis and Food Pattern Modeling Cross-Cutting Working Group

Data Analysis Protocol
Developed for each scientific question being examined, the protocol describes the plan for how the data analysis will be conducted. The protocol provides the:

  • Analytic framework,
  • Analytic plan, and
  • Analysis results.

Alcoholic beverage category contributions to food groups and nutrients will be examined in the following ways:

  • Average contribution of energy, caffeine, and added sugars per alcoholic drink equivalent of beer, wine, and liquor and cocktails.
  • Prevalence of alcohol use, binge drinking and heavy alcohol use
  • Alcoholic beverage contribution as a percent of total daily energy, added sugars, and caffeine
  • Percent of daily beverage calories by alcoholic beverage type

For additional details, see the full protocol for the question, what is the relationship between alcohol consumption and achieving nutrient and food group recommendations? This protocol is up-to-date as of: 10/22/2019.

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Draft Conclusion
This page will be updated with the draft conclusion once it has been developed. Draft conclusions are not considered final until they have been deliberated with and decided upon by the full Committee and published in the Committee’s report.