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2011-05-31 06:45:00

SARASOTA, Fla., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarasota heart surgeon Robert Carlson, MD, FACS, has launched a revolutionary new product, Stop-It(TM) to help stop sugar cravings and break sugar addictions at http://stopsugarcravingseasily.com Battling sugar cravings is a fight that is hard for even the most determined to win. Whether it is craving sugar in the afternoon to give you a little boost, needing a little something sweet after dinner or the temptation to snack late at night, many...

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2011-04-16 06:55:00

Harvard University researchers suggest in a new study that diet sodas and other drinks with sugar-substitutes, once blamed for increasing the odds of developing diabetes, are not guilty. Researchers followed a group of men for 20 years and found that those who drank sugary beverages were more likely to get diabetes, but the same was not true for those who drank diet soft drinks and other artificially-sweetened beverages. The authors, reporting in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,...

2011-03-07 09:16:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Researchers for Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association report that the common sweeteners found in fruit drinks, soda, and other sugar-sweetened beverages, have been linked to higher blood pressure levels in adults. In the International Study of Macro/Micronutrients and Blood Pressure (INTERMAP), researchers found individuals who consumed fructose and glucose frequently had higher blood pressure, especially in those who consumed higher levels of...

2011-02-28 15:00:00

Study Highlights: -- Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as fruit drinks are associated with higher blood pressure levels. -- Adults with higher sodium intake had a stronger association between sugar-sweetened beverages and high blood pressure. DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as fruit drinks are associated with higher blood pressure levels in adults, researchers report in Hypertension: Journal of the American...

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2011-02-19 06:15:00

A new small study suggests that people may be generally unlikely to buy high-calorie food if there is a tax on it -- though it might not matter to everyone. According to a recent Reuters report, researchers conducted a computer-based experiment using 178 US college students and found that students generally "bought" fewer lunchtime calories when sugary and fatty foods came with a 25+ percent tax. The exception came when calorie-conscious eaters were given calorie information on their lunch...

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2011-02-11 06:10:00

UPDATED Two different studies presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference on Wednesday have linked both diet soda and salty foods to an increased risk of stroke and other vascular events. The Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS), a study that included subjects from various ethnic groups in Manhattan, revealed that those who consumed diet sodas on a daily basis had a 61% higher chance of experiencing vascular events than those who completely abstained from...

2011-02-09 13:42:38

Even if you drink diet soda "” instead of the sugar variety "” you could still have a much higher risk of vascular events compared to those who don't drink soda, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2011. In findings involving 2,564 people in the large, multi-ethnic Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS), scientists said people who drank diet soda every day had a 61 percent higher risk of vascular events than those who...

2010-11-12 08:07:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Consumption of fructose-rich beverages, such as sugar-sweetened sodas and orange juice is associated with an increased risk of gout among women. Gout is an incredibly ppainful type of arthritis. "The increasing disease burden of gout in the United States over the last few decades (e.g., an annual incidence of 16/100,000 in 1977 vs. 42/100,000 in 1996) coincided with a substantial increase in soft drink and fructose consumption," Hyon K. Choi, M.D., Dr.P.H., of the...

2010-11-10 14:05:35

Consumption of fructose-rich beverages, such as sugar-sweetened sodas and orange juice is associated with an increased risk of gout among women, although their contribution to the risk of gout in the population is likely modest because of the low incidence rate among women, according to a study that will appear in the November 24 print edition of JAMA. The study is being released early online to coincide with its presentation at the American College of Rheumatology annual scientific meeting....

2010-11-01 09:29:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study finds drinking soda and other sugary drinks regularly is linked with a clear and consistently greater risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. "Many previous studies have examined the relationship between sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of diabetes, and most have found positive associations but our study, which is a pooled analysis of the available studies, provides an overall picture of the magnitude of risk and the consistency of the evidence,"...


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