Harvard Heart Letter

Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of dying from heart disease

Research we’re watching Frequently drinking sugary beverages such as sodas and sports drinks may raise a person’s risk of dying from heart disease, new research finds. For the study, published in the March 18 issue of Circulation, researchers analyzed data from more than 118,000 health professionals over a period of more than three decades. After adjusting for other diet, health, and lifestyle factors, they found that the more sugary drinks people consumed, the…

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