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Daily sugared cola consumption increases belly and liver fat

Reuters reports that according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, consumption of a liter of sugared cola on a daily basis may raise fat buildup in the liver, in muscles and around abdominal organs.

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Sweetened beverage consumption associated with hypertension risk

MedPage Today reports, “Consuming beverages flavored with either sugar or artificial sweeteners was associated with a higher risk of developing hypertension,” according to research presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s annual meeting.

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Soda consumption linked to violent behaviors in teens

The Washington Post “Checkup” blog reports, “Teenagers who drink soda are more likely to carry a weapon and act violently, according to new and somewhat shocking research ” published in the journal Injury Prevention.

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No sodas in schools equals less soda in teens

Surveys conducted in 2004 and 2006 showed that student consumption of sugary drinks was significantly reduced after implementation of policies in the Boston public schools against sale of the drinks. Another national survey did not show a concomitant decline in consumption … Continue reading

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Sugary drinks linked to hypertension and obesity

Last week my blog, Diet soda consumption may be linked to increased heart attacks and strokes, was one of my most read postings in some time. Some commented that perhaps they would switch from diet to regular soda. NOT a … Continue reading

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