publication . Other literature type . 2006

Intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and weight gain: a systematic review123

Malik, Vasanti S; Schulze, Matthias B; Hu, Frank B;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2006
Abstract
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), particularly carbonated soft drinks, may be a key contributor to the epidemic of overweight and obesity, by virtue of these beverages’ high added sugar content, low satiety, and incomplete compensation for total energy. Whether an association exists between SSB intake and weight gain is unclear. We searched English-language MEDLINE publications from 1966 through May 2005 for cross-sectional, prospective cohort, and experimental studies of the relation between SSBs and the risk of weight gain (ie, overweight, obesity, or both). Thirty publications (15 cross-sectional, 10 prospective, and 5 experimental) were select...
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