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June 27, 2010

EARLY CONSUMPTION OF SODA INDICATOR OF UNHEALTHY DIET

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Young girls who drink soda have less healthy diets through adolescence than their peers who do not drink soda, according to a Penn State study. The ten-year study showed that girls who drank soda at age five had diets that were less likely to meet nutritional standards for the duration of the study, which ended at age 15…

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June 9, 2010

Cut Back on Sodas to Lower Blood Pressure

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Cutting back on sugary sodas and other sweet beverages may help lower blood pressure, according to new research in Circulation.

Previous studies have linked sugary beverages to obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that increase the risk for heart disease and diabetes, but the new study is one of the first to show that drinking too many sweetened beverages can increase blood pressure levels. High blood pressure is considered a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke.

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May 7, 2010

Phosphate in soda may accelerate aging

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High levels of phosphates — found in sodas and processed food — may accelerate signs of aging, U.S. researchers suggest.

The study, published in the journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, also finds high phosphate levels may increase the prevalence and severity of chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular calcification and skin atrophy.

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March 31, 2010

Tax soda, pizza to cut obesity, researchers say

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Reuters – U.S. researchers estimate that an 18 percent tax on pizza and soda can push down U.S. adults’ calorie intake enough to lower their average weight by 5 pounds (2 kg) per year.

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October 6, 2009

New Research Shows Direct Link Between Soda And Obesity

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While health officials have long suspected the link between obesity and soda consumption, research released provides the first scientific evidence of the potent role soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages play in fueling California’s expanding girth.

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