Study: Sugar-sweetened drinks raise heart disease risk in men

03/13/2012 | HealthDay News

A study published in Circulation showed that daily consumption of one 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage increased a man's risk of developing heart disease by 20% compared with those who didn't drink any sugar-sweetened drinks. Researchers also found that drinking sugary beverages was associated with inflammation and increased levels of harmful fats in the blood. The findings were based on data from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, which involved nearly 43,000 men.

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