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The Negative Impact of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on Children’s Health. A Research Synthesis

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) by adolescents and children in the United States has been linked to less healthy diets, excessive caloric intake and weight gain, increased obesity rates, and associated adverse health effects, including increased rates of type 2 diabetes in adults. This research synthesis reviews evidence regarding the health effects of SSB consumption, More

Date: November 2009

Resource Type: Research Review

Focus Areas: Beverages