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Drinking Sugar-Sweetened Beverages During Adolescence Weakens Memory, New Study Finds

Sugar-sweetened beverages were found to cause tooth decay and affects blood sugar.

However, new study finds that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages during adolescence weakens memory. This was the findings that will be presented this week at the Annual Meeting of the… 241 more words

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Sugar-sweetened beverages suppress cortisol, stress responses in brain

The hormone cortisol and stress responses were suppressed with the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, according to recent study findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 306 more words


American Heart Month is Just the Beginning...

February may be deemed American Heart Month, but shouldn’t we celebrate heart health all year?  Heart disease remains the No. 1 health threat for all Americans, and stroke No. 630 more words


Update on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The independent Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee submitted its recommendations to the Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture yesterday, a critical step in the US Government’s process to update federal nutrition guidelines. 519 more words

Sugary Drinks Should Have Warning Labels, California Bill Says

A California lawmaker introduced legislation Wednesday that would require sugary drinks sold in that state to carry a label that cautions they can contribute to “obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.” 299 more words

Energy Drinks May Drive Kids to Distraction

Middle schoolers who consume sweetened energy drinks are 66% more at risk for hyperactivity than other kids, according to a new study.

To assess the effect of a variety of beverages on middle schoolers, Yale School of Public Health researchers surveyed 1,649 students in 5th, 7th, and 8th grade about their beverage consumption and assessed their levels of hyperactivity and inattention. 255 more words