Fit over 50 Update — Sugary drinks & higher cancer risk

General Health
In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: One of our Cancer Prevention Recommendations is to limit consumption of sugar sweetened drinks, and drink mostly water or unsweetened drinks.Fit over 50, Eat Like a Greek, page 145 Order Fo50 Here The New York Times reported that research “suggests there may be a link between the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices and the development of cancer.” The findings were published in The BMJ.  Bloomberg reported, “Increased daily consumption of about 3.4 ounces of soda – roughly a third of a can of Coke – was associated with an 18% greater risk of some cancers.” Meanwhile, “the likelihood of breast tumors alone rose even more, by 22%.” The study also found that “when people…
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