• Significant connections between diet and drinking during pregnancy

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    It has been shown that both heavy and occasional drinking among the general population are linked to eating less fruits and vegetables, and eating more processed and fried meat. This is particularly worrisome for pregnant women, as both drinking and inadequate nutrition can have adverse consequences for the fetus. This study investigated links between maternal diet and drinking during pregnancy.
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  • Your Diet Soda Habit May Raise Stroke, Dementia Risk - AARP

    1 month ago - By AARP

    6 hours ago... You might think drinking sugar-free diet soda is better for you than regular soda,
    which is packed with sugar. After all, experts have been ...
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  • Reported link between diet drinks and dementia and stroke is weak

    1 month ago - By NHS

    "Diet drinks triple your risk of stroke and dementia," the Daily Mail reports, as US research found a link between daily intake and increased risk. However, the chain of evidence is not as strong as reported.
    The researchers analysed data from an ongoing US cohort study to see if consumption of sugar or artificially sweetened drinks was linked with risk of stroke or dementia 10 years later. Several thousand people were included in the study, and during follow-up 3% had a stroke and 5% developed dementia.
    Overall, when taking account of all health and lifestyle factors that could have an...
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