25,000 U.S. Deaths Linked to Sugary D...

25,000 U.S. Deaths Linked to Sugary Drinks

There are 4 comments on the freerepublic.com story from Mar 21, 2013, titled 25,000 U.S. Deaths Linked to Sugary Drinks. In it, freerepublic.com reports that:

In a study that's sure to shake up the soda ban debate, Harvard researchers have linked the sugary drinks to 180,000 deaths a year worldwide, 25,000 in the United States alone.

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PHD

Cibolo, TX

#1 Mar 21, 2013
www.time.com/time/health/article/0%2C8599%2C2...

Number of deaths for leading causes of death
Heart disease: 597,689
Cancer: 574,743
Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 138,080
Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 129,476
Accidents (unintentional injuries): 120,859
Alzheimer's disease: 83,494
Diabetes: 69,071
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,476
Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,097
Intentional self-harm (suicide): 38,364

Another load of garbage to support extracting more tax dollars from the real tax payers. Natural resources have been regulated for the real tax payers for years and there is plenty of poverty around the world today.
LessHypeMoreFact

Toronto, Canada

#2 Mar 21, 2013
And this is in the climate change forum because??
litesong

Everett, WA

#3 Mar 21, 2013
LessHypeMoreFact wrote:
And this is in the climate change forum because??
Its a great concise example of the power, yet silliness of denierism, as evidenced in the statement below:

The American Beverage Association criticized the study, which has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, calling it "more about sensationalism than science."
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As the article also states:

Singh and colleagues spent five years putting the pieces together. Using data from national health surveys around the world, the team tied sugar-sweetened beverages to 133,000 deaths from diabetes, 44,000 deaths from cardiovascular diseases and 6,000 deaths from cancer in 2010.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#4 Mar 21, 2013
What in the heck is this doing in the Gay/Lesbian forum?
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We're already naturally sweeter than sugar

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