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A significant increase in type 2 diabetes risk is associated with habitual drinking of both artificially and sugar-sweetened beverages.
Generous consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages may increase the incidence of obesity in children.
The odds of developing obesity-related cancers may be stacked against individuals who are avid consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages.
Indulgence in foods with high content of added sugars, such as sugar-sweetened beverages, may heighten the risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women.
Consistent consumption of both sugared and artificially-sweetened beverages can trigger the development of liver cancer.
Increased intake of added sugars from sweetened beverages may raise the risk of prostate cancer.
Gestational diabetes is more likely to occur in women who are habitual consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages.
The odds of developing hypertension may be stacked against high consumers of sugary beverages.
Regular drinking of soft drinks and artificially-sweetened beverages may up cardiovascular disease risk.
Frequent consumption of diets rich in healthy
plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains, may protect individuals against type 2 diabetes.