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Not Just Sodas — Those Lattes and Other Sugary Drinks Increase Your Diabetes Risk

Reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes may be as simple as changing what's in your glass.  Recent research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health reports that people who drink increasing quantities of sugary beverages (including soda and 100 percent fruit juice) face a "moderately" higher risk for type 2 diabetes.  The study tracked consumption of sugary beverages in 192,000 study participants over the course of 26 years while assessing their general health every 4 years.  Researchers said they found that people who drank increasing amounts of sugar-sweetened beverages and 100 percent fruit juice had a 16 percent higher risk of type 2 diabetes.  Read more....



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