Fruit juices, soft drinks high in sugar linked with raised cancer risk in big new study by French researchers

Drinking sugary drinks such as soft drinks – and seemingly healthy fruit juice – is linked to a higher risk of developing certain kinds of cancer, researchers reported yesterday.The demand for sugary drinks has exploded worldwide in recent decades and the high-calorie beverages have already been associated with an elevated risk of obesity – itself recognised as a leading cancer risk factor.Researchers in France wanted to assess the associations between drinking more sweet drinks and the risks…

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