Research finds sugar-sweetened drinks increase diabetes risk

04/17/2011 | Reuters

Researchers followed more than 40,000 men for 20 years and found that those who drank an average of one sugar-sweetened beverage daily had a 16% increased risk of diabetes compared with those who didn't consume such drinks. The study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that intake of noncarbonated sugar-sweetened fruit drinks and diet sodas was not associated with an increased risk for diabetes, while drinking coffee every day was tied to a lower risk for the disease.

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