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Soft Drink Sugar Overload The Tip Of Unhealthy Teen Behaviour

One in six teenage boys who drinks excessive amounts of soft drink is also more likely to be watching too much television and not getting enough sleep, a survey of Australian high school students reveals. Teenagers who drink at least a litre of soft drink each week, considered "heavy consumers', are also more likely to skimp [...]

Sugary Soft Drinks Linked to Accelerated Aging

You knew that drinking sugary sodas could lead to obesity, diabetes and heart attacks — but, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, it may also speed up your body’s aging process. - Lindsey Bever via Study: Sugary sodas linked to accelerated aging - The Washington Post.

Too many soft drinks ruining our children’s sleep

ONE in five Australian prep students is getting a daily caffeine hit from consuming soft drinks after school, a shock new study has found. Parents have been called "lazy and neglectful" for giving children as young as five regular doses of caffeine-laden cola drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks. A Murdoch Children's Research Institute study [...]