Review: Sugary drinks may raise risk of high blood pressure

04/23/2014 |

An analysis of 12 studies on nearly 410,000 individuals aged 12 and older showed that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with a 26% to 70% higher risk of high blood pressure levels. Teens who consumed such drinks three or more times each day were 87% more likely to develop high blood pressure than peers who did not drink sugary beverages, one study found. The findings were published in the American Journal of Cardiology.

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