Study: Soda Consumption Doesn't Put Most Children At Higher Risk Of Obesity

June 18, 2012

A study of beverage intake patterns of over 10,000 Canadian children reveals that sweetened beverage intake is not a risk factor for childhood obesity, according to

While children drank soft drinks and other sweetened beverages, almost all groups were at no greater risk for childhood obesity than their peers who drank healthier beverages. Intake seems to be a risk only for boys aged 6 to 11, or those children whose consumption habits are continued into adulthood. For the full story click here.