Sugary Drinks Linked To Increased Prostate Cancer Risk

Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a Swedish study released Monday.

“Among the men who drank a lot of soft drinks or other drinks with added sugar, we saw an increased risk of prostate cancer of around 40 percent,” said Isabel Drake, a PhD student at Lund University.

The study, to be published in the upcoming edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed over 8,000 men aged 45 to 73 for an average of 15 years.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/a-soda-a-day-increases-prostate-cancer-risk-2012-11#ixzz2DTbJcIdp

 

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