Obese women given 1 liter of a sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drink a day voluntarily cut their consumption of calories from other carbohydrate sources to make up for the caloric intake from the soda, a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found. "Sucrose does not cause weight gain any more than any other type of food. However, the over-consumption of any food and drink in everyday life may well be problematic," said researcher Richard Hammersley.

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