• Artificially sweetened drinks may be just as harmful to CV health as sugar-sweetened ones

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Drinking artificially sweetened beverages may be no more heart healthy than consuming soft drinks, syrups or fruit drinks, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
    Findings from the French NutriNet-Santé cohort, launched in 2009, indicated that intake of sugary or artificially sweetened drinks at any volume may be associated with greater risk for incident stroke, transient ischemic attack, MI, ACS and angioplasty, compared with no consumption at all.
    “Artificially sweetened beverages are marketed as a healthier alternative, but their
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  • Soft Drinks: Under 1 Cup/Day Still Bodes Poorly for Heart Health

    Soft Drinks: Under 1 Cup/Day Still Bodes Poorly for Heart Health

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    It didn't take very much soft drink consumption for people to see elevated risk of cardiovascular disease , a large cohort study in France suggested.
    People who drank the most sugary drinks (a median 185 ml or 6.26 fl oz...
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