They have been linked to obesity and diabetes, but a new study now says that sugar-sweetened beverages can also lead to heart disease. The study, conducted by researchers at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology, found that regular consumption of sugary soft drinks and other sweetened beverages promotes weight gain because those calories aren’t filling, thus people do not reduce their food consumption, which results in an excess of hundreds or thousands of calories. According to the study, just one or two servings of sugar-sweetened beverages each day can ... Read More
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