More Evidence Linking Sugared Drinks To Diabetes

A new study uncovers some potentially important new details about the association between sugared drinks and diabetes.

In a paper published in Diabetologia [pdf], researchers in the UK report on a study of more than 25,000 adults. Over the course of more than 10 years of followup 847 participants went on to develop diabetes. Instead of relying on a food frequency questionnaire, as in most earlier studies…

Click here to read the full post on Forbes.


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  1. American Beverage Association, ABA Communications says

    As leading health organizations, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Mayo Clinic, acknowledge type 2 diabetes is complex health condition influenced by myriad factors. It is not uniquely caused by any one food, beverage or ingredient. When it comes to managing calorie or sugar intake, our industry is committed to providing consumers with information to help them make the choice that’s right for them. And now with our new Balance Calories Initiative, America’s leading beverage companies are working toward a common goal of reducing beverage calories in the American diet, and will promote even more smaller-portion sizes, water, and no- and lower-calorie beverage options.
    -American Beverage Association

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