A research review evaluates how well various measures work to reduce consumption of sugary sodas and other sweetened drinks.

People who consume lots of sugary sodas and sports drinks every day may be more likely to die early of causes like heart disease and cancer than people who rarely if ever indulge in these beverages, a U.S. study suggests.

The U.S. FDA said it would update guidelines for nutritional labels on packaged food and beverages to include info on added sugar and to prominently display calorie count and servings.

Studies from Britain and Mexico suggest reducing sugar in sweetened drinks or taxing it more to cut consumption can help people limit their calorie intake and lower their risk of developing diabetes, but not by much.   Two separate pieces of research published on Thursday in the British Medical Journal and The Lancet Diabetes & […]

If you’re a sugar fan, you might have already heard the recent bad news about just how deadly suger-sweetened beverages can be. A study from Tufts University has revealed that one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by sugary drinks. In fact, they have now been linked to 184,000 deaths across the globe every year. […]