New York Post
Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline — they may also lead to an increase risk of cancer, a new study has found.
Researchers in France found that downing a small glass of 100 percent fruit juice or soda — about 3.3 ounces worth — a day was linked to an 18 percent increased risk of cancer and a 22 percent increase in breast cancer.
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The study, published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal, examined more than 100,000 adults with an average age of 42 over a period of nine years. Seventy-nine percent of participants were women.
Ninety-seven sugary drinks and 12 artificially sweetened beverages, including soda, sports drinks, energy drinks and 100 percent fruit juices with no added sugar, were tracked.
The participants filled out at least two 24-hour online validated dietary questionnaires, which calculated their daily consumption of sugary beverages.
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