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Soft drink consumption and mental health problems among adults in Australia.

High intake of soft drinks may tilt the odds of suffering from mental health problems against an individual.

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Soft drink and juice consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

Habitual drinking of soft drinks may promote the formation of cancerous cells and tumors in the pancreas.

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Sugar Sweetened Beverages Raise Gout Risk

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A recent study shows  that men who drink soda every day are 45% more likely to suffer from gout, a painful type of arthritis. Another study published in the Journal of American Medical Association reveals that the chances of suffering from gout were two times higher in women who regularly consumed two or more cans of soda per da...
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Sugary Beverages Boost Chronic Kidney Disease Risk

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Many studies have been conducted on the role of diet in both the prevention and development of chronic kidney disease. Sugary beverages are one type of drink that has been comprehensively studied. So a question that could be going through your mind right now is, can sugary beverages increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease? A tea...
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Soft drink consumption is associated with fatty liver disease independent of metabolic syndrome.

​Frequent intake of soft drinks might be a risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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Soft drink consumption linked with fatty liver in the absence of traditional risk factors.

​Consistent consumption of soft drinks may raise the odds of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and the Risks of Incident Stroke and Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study.

​A significant increase in the risk of stroke, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease is associated with high intake of artificially-sweetened beverages.

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Soft Drinks May Boost Osteoporosis and Bone Fracture Risk

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The sugary beverage industry spends billions of dollars every year on advertisements encouraging us to consume sugary beverages to refresh ourselves, but here is a caveat emptor: soft drinks have been implicated as a contributing factor to the development of many diseases , such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and Alz...
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It's alarming how common osteoporosis is, and how much diet can contribute to the condition. Caffeine is indicated as a contributo... Read More
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 09:17
Linda Carney MD
You are so right, Sue. Thanks for posting your comment.
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 21:17
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Soft drinks and sweetened beverages and the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Regular drinking of soft drinks and artificially-sweetened beverages may up cardiovascular disease risk.

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Soft drink intake and the risk of metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Frequent consumers of sugar-sweetened and artificial-sweetened beverages may be at increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

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Sugared Beverages Increase Metabolic Syndrome Risk

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​More than 75 billion dollars worth of soda  is purchased yearly. Sugar-sweetened drinks not only drain the pockets of millions of Americans, but these beverages are a drain on the health of the nation as well. Heavy consumption of sugary beverages, such as soft drinks, fruit drinks, vitamin water drinks, and energy drinks, has been ...
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Sugary Beverages Add to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest single source of added sugar in the diet of most Americans. They supply about 36% of added sugar in the American diet, and consume a large portion of the grocery budget of many families. In 2013, US households spent an estimated $14.3 billion on sugar-sweetened beverages . This figure is a big boost to the ...
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