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Sugar-sweetened beverages tied to type 2 diabetes, study finds

A study published in Diabetes Care , which analyzed data on 192,352 participants, found that increasing total consumption of sugary beverages, including fruit juice, by more than 0.50 servings/day was linked to a 16% increased type 2 diabetes risk, compared with maintaining steady intake. Researchers estimated that replacing a sugary drink with coffee, reduced-fat milk, tea or water may reduce diabetes risk by up to 10%.

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