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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Cause 9% of Type 2 Diabetes Cases in U.S.

…according to a meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal.

At this point, it’s more accurate to say the two are associated than to say the drinks cause diabetes.



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  • At our current growth rate, traditional animal proteins like beef and chicken will not be able to sustain the earth’s population. What are our alternatives? …
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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Spark Global Health Concern

Are you a huge fan of soda, energy or sports beverages, flavoured teas, or fruit drinks? You may want to consider reducing or even eliminating your cravings for them. 300 more words



  • Based on analysis from 62 studies involving over 600,000 individuals, researchers estimate consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide. Sugar sweetened beverages include any sugary sodas, fruit drinks, sports/energy drinks, sweet iced teas, or homemade drinks that contain at least 50 kcalorie per cup.
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We Should Eliminate Them...

In the New York Times this morning I find that a study has been published that places the blame for 25,000 deaths per year in the US at the feet of sugary drinks. 504 more words


Cost Effective Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have identified interventions that are effective in reducing childhood obesity AND get a significant bang for the buck, some even producing revenue to support further childhood obesity interventions. 139 more words

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