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Weekly consumption of sports drinks and energy drinks among adolescents is significantly associated with higher consumption of other sugar-sweetened beverages, cigarette smoking, and screen media use.
With a twenty percent tax issued for cans of soda, the number of overweight Britons could decrease by as many as 285,000. The number of obese people living in the UK could also decline by 180,000, say researchers from Oxford and Reading Universities.
A new study has confirmed a link between sugary sodas, and genetic susceptibility to high body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of obesity.
Researchers have released a survey that has concluded that bans on sugar-sweetened drinks in middle schools had very little impact on overall consumption of sugary drinks by children.
Nearly half of the US population consumes sugar drinks on any given day, with teenagers consuming more sugar drinks than any other age group.
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.
Starbucks recently announced a new-sized 31-ounce drink, the â€œTrenta,â€ which will be in stores this spring.
Drinking even large amounts of coffee and sugar-sweetened, carbonated soft drinks is not associated with the risk of colon cancer.
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