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Sugary Food And Drinks Linked To An Increased Risk For Cardiovascular Disease
2014-02-04 10:35:17

Many adults consume more than the recommended amount of processed, or “added,” sugar per day – potentially increasing their risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

2014-01-08 11:18:05

A sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax could help mitigate the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes rates in India among both urban and rural populations.

2013-12-17 11:29:16

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages is likely to decrease consumption, resulting in lower rates of diabetes and heart disease, and these health benefits are expected to be greatest for the low-income, Hispanic and African-American Californians who are at highest risk of diabetes.

2013-10-18 13:19:25

While consumption of soda and other sugary drinks among young children in California is starting to decline, a new study released today shows an alarming 8 percent spike among adolescents, the biggest consumers of these beverages.

Sugary Drinks Linked Obesity Young CHildren
2013-08-05 13:02:09

A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that even 5-year-old children can experience weight problems when they regularly consume sugary drinks.

2013-07-30 23:04:18

Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be partially offset as consumers substitute with other unhealthy foods,

Overweight People Impacted More Than The Poor If Soda Bans Took Effect
2013-06-13 10:35:07

In a new study that will undoubtedly be well-received at Gracie Mansion in New York City, Columbia University researchers have found that restricting the sale of large sugary beverages in restaurants and other outlets would have the greatest impact on overweight people.


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