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Soft Drinks Raise Risk of T2 Diabetes and LADA

LADA is latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.

This new study is out of Sweden. The potential disease-inducing soft drink dose was 400 ml or 13.5 fl oz per day. 194 more words


Sugar: The main ingredient for obesity

Added sugar is probably the most unhealthy ingredient in the world. Half glucose and half fructose, sugar will be your worst enemy, especially if you are obese. 297 more words

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Financial Conflicts of Interest, Food Industry Funding, and Evidence on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Weight Gain

The longstanding influence of food industry funding on nutrition research, researchers, and professional societies threatens the credibility of nutrition science. So much research is sponsored by industry that health professionals and the public may lose confidence in basic dietary advice. 203 more words


Coca-Cola's century old strategy to influence perceptions and policy

Coca-Cola is a marketing machine.

It’s in the company’s DNA. Go back to its roots in the¬†1880’s and 1890’s when the company’s pharmacist founders were¬†asking the question: how can we get people to buy a product whose main ingredient is one of Earth’s most abundant elements – water? 772 more words

Drink Smarter: Beverages 101

That one soda you drink everyday and that extra latte each afternoon adds up. Sugary beverages are one of the biggest reasons people have trouble losing weight, keeping the weight off or simply living a healthier lifestyle. 357 more words


Sugar-sweetened beverages dominant source of free sugar for young children

Among young British children, 40% of daily free sugar intake comes from sugar-sweetened beverages, including fruit juices and smoothies, according to study findings presented at the European Obesity Summit in Gothenburg, Sweden. 379 more words


Another study highlights the link between sugar sweetened beverages and health problems.

Research released by the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has once again correlated the health risks associated with consuming sugar sweetened beverages. 1,265 more words