Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of early mortality

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 08:20 in Health & Medicine

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death--particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer, according to a large long-term study of US men and women. The risk of early death linked with drinking SSBs was more pronounced among women.

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