Soft Drinks May Boost Osteoporosis and Bone Fracture Risk

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The sugary beverage industry spends billions of dollars every year on advertisements encouraging us to consume sugary beverages to refresh ourselves, but here is a caveat emptor: soft drinks have been implicated as a contributing factor to the development of many diseases , such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and Alz...
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It's alarming how common osteoporosis is, and how much diet can contribute to the condition. Caffeine is indicated as a contributo... Read More
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Linda Carney MD
You are so right, Sue. Thanks for posting your comment.
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Soft drinks and sweetened beverages and the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Regular drinking of soft drinks and artificially-sweetened beverages may up cardiovascular disease risk.

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Soft drink intake and the risk of metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Frequent consumers of sugar-sweetened and artificial-sweetened beverages may be at increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

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Sugared Beverages Increase Metabolic Syndrome Risk

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​More than 75 billion dollars worth of soda  is purchased yearly. Sugar-sweetened drinks not only drain the pockets of millions of Americans, but these beverages are a drain on the health of the nation as well. Consistent consumption of sugary beverages, such as soft drinks, fruit drinks, vitamin water drinks, and energy drinks, has ...
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Sugary Beverages Add to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest single source of added sugar in the diet of most Americans. They supply about 36% of added sugar in the American diet, and consume a large portion of the grocery budget of many families. In 2013, US households spent an estimated $14.3 billion on sugar-sweetened beverages . This figure is a big boost to the ...
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Soft drink and juice consumption and risk of physician-diagnosed incident type 2 diabetes: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.


Regular consumers of sugary juice and soft drinks may have a high tendency of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Sugar-sweetened beverages and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American women.

Type 2 diabetes is more likely to occur in African American women who are regular consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, such as fruit drinks and soft drinks.

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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes.

Regular drinking of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB), such as soft drinks, fruit drinks, iced tea, energy drinks, and vitamin water drinks, may increase an individual's susceptibility to type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

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Soft drink intake and progression of radiographic knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative.

High intake of soft drinks may accelerate the progression of radiographic knee osteoarthritis in men suffering from this disease.

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