Drinking sugary beverages linked to more weight gain in preschoolers

08/5/2013 | DailyRx.com · Reuters

Two-year-olds who consumed sugary drinks regularly were more likely to have a higher BMI over the next two years and had a greater likelihood of being obese at age 5 than children who did not drink these beverages, a study in the journal Pediatrics showed. Researchers tracked 9,600 children from birth to 5 years of age and found that approximately 9.3% of them were consuming at least one sugary drink daily at age 2.

View Full Article in:

DailyRx.com · Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
REG AFFAIRS PROJ MGR - 1400000A7F
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Teaching Associate (Hospitality Management)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Director, Global Regulatory Affairs
Rodan and Fields, LLC
San Francisco, CA