Consumption of Sugary Drinks Associated With Higher Cancer Risk? (BBC News / BMJ / Bazian)

Summary

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices and fizzy pops, appear to increase the risk of cancer (very slightly).

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Reference

Gallagher, J. (2019). Are sugary drinks causing cancer? London: BBC Health News, July 11th 2019.

This relates to:

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Reference

Chazelas, E. Srour, B. [and] Desmetz, E. [et al] (2019). Sugary drink consumption and risk of cancer: results from NutriNet-Santé prospective cohort. BMJ. July 10th 2019; 366: l2408.

An NHS Behind the Headlines appraisal examines this research:

“An 18% increase in risk may sound quite high, but it corresponds to 4 extra cases of cancer per every 1,000 people over a 5-year period”.

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Reference

Sugary drinks linked to cancer. London: NHS Digital (previously NHS Choices); Behind the Headlines, July 11th 2019.

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