Soda’s Last Straw? Corn Syrup May Fuel the Growth of Cancerous Tumors, Research Finds

Drinking an excessive amount of soda that contains the sweetener high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is associated with colorectal (or bowel) cancer and obesity. And according to a study published in the journal Science on Friday, corn syrup may make bowel cancer tumors grow more rapidly. The study authors found that mice genetically engineered to develop […]

New Harvard Study Links Drinking Sugary Soda and Sports Drinks to Premature Death—Especially for Women

If your dental bill hasn’t scared you into foregoing sugary drinks, perhaps a new study from Harvard’s School of Public Health will do the trick. Research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation Monday linked sugary sodas, sports drinks, and other beverages to premature death–particularly for women. Although the drinks were linked to increased […]