Study Links Sugary Drinks and Cancer

A lot of us have a favorite soda or juice we enjoy having once or maybe twice a day, but according to a new study, just a small glass of juice or soda a day can increase your overall risk for cancer. A new study published by the Medical Journal BMJ show that having a sugary drink everyday can increase your overall risk for cancer by nearly 20%.

Based on research study from more than 100,000 adults, a small glass of a sugary drink per day or nearly a third of a can of soda can also increase your risk for breast cancer by 22%. The lead author of the study says the findings add to research showing that reducing how many sweetened beverages we drink would be beneficial for our health.


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