More Bad News on Sweet Drinks

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The intake of sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) like sodas, sweetened teas, and fruit drinks has consistently been associated with elevated risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, and body weight. A new research study published in the journal Circulation provides strong prospective data that SSB intake is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, with greater risk with a higher number of SSBs consumed.
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