A long-term study of more than 100,000 people found a link between drinking more sugar, whether from juice or other sweetened beverages, and higher cancer rates.
The study controlled for other factors like exercise, family medical history, smoking status, age, and education level, suggesting that something about sugary drinks is inherently dangerous.
The new study aligns with a growing body of evidence that drinking sugar isn’t good for our bodies.
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There’s fresh evidence that drinking sugar — whether in 100% fruit juice, soda, or sweetened coffee and tea — may increase your risk of developing cancer.
A new study of more than 100,000 healthy adults suggests that regardless of who you are and how healthy your lifestyle may be, if you drink sugar (be it natural or artificial) you are more likely to develop cancer than someone who opts for unsweetened beverages.
“The results regarding fruit juices may be surprising because fruit juices have a healthy image,” lead study author
Mathilde Touvier told Business Insider.
But Touvier noted that when you compare the amount of sugar in a serving of fruit juice to soda, the drinks are remarkably alike, so it shouldn’t be a …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Life